Solar Eclipse

The young scientists of Coolbock National School got a lucky glimpse of the solar eclipse this morning. They were set up with pinhole cameras that they had made themselves for homework for safe viewing of the event. Luck was on their side as the clouds parted for a few brief moments at 9:10am and 9:45am, and they took full advantage, capturing some wonderful shots of this once in a lifetime event. The last time we had the solar eclipse in Ireland, none of the children were even born! They also recorded the temperature change and it dropped 8 degrees, and everything got noticeably darker. Back in the classroom, they used the inspiration to make some stunning art pieces based on the eclipse. It will definitely be a Science, Geography, Maths and Art lesson that they will remember for a long time until the next eclipse in 2026!