Tag: Eclipse 2017

  • How many ways can the blind enjoy #Eclipse2017? #ShareLittleton

    How many ways can the blind enjoy #Eclipse2017? #ShareLittleton

    A Large group of CCB staff and students outside observing the eclipse. Some are wearing eclipse glasses while they listen to a live audio description

    Quite a few, it turns out.

    Staff and students held an Eclipse Party to celebrate and enjoy the 92 percent coverage of the sun today. Students in Home Management prepared a black bean salsa and cookies to start things off about 10:30 this morning as we took time to learn a little more about the eclipse.

    Among our tools was the recently published Getting a Feel for Solar Eclipses, published by NASA. It featured tactile (and colorful) graphics of a solar eclipse and a tactile map of the United States depicting the path of totality.

    In addition to this, many downloaded the iOS app Eclipse Soundscapes, which featured rumble maps that vibrated to show the brightest spots of such features as Bailey’s Beads, as well as audio descriptions of the peak event timed to our locale.… Read the rest “How many ways can the blind enjoy #Eclipse2017? #ShareLittleton”