Simple DIY Solar Eclipse Viewer Using Household Items

Everyone’s really excited about the rare solar eclipse that will be visible on August 21, but there are measures you need to take to make sure you view it safely. You can protect your eyes while checking out the solar eclipse by buying viewing glasses or making your own solar eclipse viewer.

The Boy Scouts have put together this video showing exactly how to make a viewer using only materials you can find around the house!




  • Shoebox
  • Square of White Paper
  • Tape
  • Pin
  • Small Knife
  • Square of Foil

WATCH: DIY Solar Eclipse Viewer


h/t: YouTube


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