Monday, August 21, 2017

Eclipse Watching: can you read these warnings

No doubt there will be folks who look at the eclipse today without protecting their eyes.  And it won't be because they didn't comprehend all the safety warnings.

Don't look at the sun directly. Ever           0.9th grade level      Age 5.9

Don’t look directly at the sun today.         4th grade   Age 9

Don’t look directly at the sun today during the eclipse.         7th grade   Age 12

Don't look up with your eyes uncovered. And no, sunglasses won't help you either, in fact they could be worse.     3rd grade    Age 8.1

Be Smart: A Partial Eclipse Can Fry Your Naked Eyes      3.7  grade    Age 8.7

Why you absolutely cannot stare at the sun without
eclipse glasses.       9.1 grade    age 14.

(I used the approximate Flesch Kincaid Score )

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