Not everyone will be able to get their hands on some eclipse viewing glasses, or be able to make it out to the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum today, so if you want to be able safely view the eclipse today… make your own viewing box!
Guaranteed you have all the supplies sitting around at home or maybe even at work already. You’ll need a box, tin foil, some tape, paper and something to poke a hole!
Here’s a quick video from Nasa explaining how to do it.
You don’t need me to tell you about the dangers of staring directly into an eclipse, but if you want to know why we need to be careful. Check this out!
So how easy is it to make this box? Dave Nelson from our sister station boom 99.7 tried it out himself!