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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Middle school students treated to eclipse and science

 

August 22, 2017

Marcus Huff

Worland Middle School students gather on the football field to observe Monday's eclipse.

WORLAND – At the ring of the bell, Worland Middle School students filed out their classes on Monday and amassed on the football field to witness a once-in-a-lifetime event, when clear Wyoming skies offered a near-perfect view of the 2017 solar eclipse.

Leading up to Monday's eclipse, science students learned the differences between solar and lunar eclipses, and worked on lab assignments dedicated to the effects of the eclipse, to better understand the event.

"We went over the safety rules for viewing [the eclipse] and did crafts to demonstrate the different stages," said Robert Woffinden,...



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