Solar Eclipse Glasses for Schools
Order your solar eclipse glasses in bulk for your school now! Ensure safe, certified viewing with USA-Made Eclipse Glasses.
Special Price for Educators: As Low as $0.75 each!
Hello educators! We’re thrilled to present a unique opportunity, especially for you. Our Educator Discount Program offers a fantastic deal on bulk solar eclipse glasses for schools. With this program, you’ll receive an instant 5% discount on our USA-Made and ISO-Certified solar eclipse glasses for schools. The design of the glasses will vary, but will come from our popular stock designs (excluding the Canada, Mexico, and Bill Nye glasses (including plastic Bill Nye Eclipse Glasses).
Plus, for those wanting to elevate the eclipse experience, you can include our innovative Solar Snap Eclipse Apps (costs extra) to your order at a special wholesale rate. Act fast, given the soaring demand, this offer is available for a limited time and only while supplies last
Special Price Per Eclipse Glasses
(Prices Updated on 1/10/2024)
*Solar Snaps $7.75 each (wholesale price)
Glasses And Solar Snap Eclipse Apps
For a limited time, you can order eclipse glasses in the three quantities above (at a discounted price). We have also given a few other options to add on our Solar Snap Eclipse Apps to your purchase of eclipse glasses. *The Solar Snap pack includes two of everything: two pairs of eclipse glasses, two phone filters, and the free app for taking pictures of the sun.
Why Choose Our Eclipse Glasses for Your School?
Our glasses don’t just meet but exceed safety standards. They’re ISO 12312-2 compliant, CE certified, and independently tested, ensuring that they’re safe for all phases of the eclipse.
Made in the USA
Proudly manufactured in the USA, our glasses come with 2 mil scratch-resistant polymer (black/silver) lenses. These lenses are super efficient – they block out 100% of harmful UV and infrared rays, and 99.999% of intense visible light.
FAQs About our Bulk Eclipse Glasses for Schools
1. What are solar eclipse glasses?
Solar eclipse glasses are specialized eyewear designed to protect your eyes from the harmful rays of the sun when viewing a solar eclipse. They are made to filter out the majority of the sun's intense light, allowing safe observation of the event.
2. Why do schools need solar eclipse glasses?
Schools might want to provide students with the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring event of a solar eclipse. Since it is dangerous to look directly at the sun, even during an eclipse, it's essential that students have proper protective eyewear to view the phenomenon safely.
3. Are regular sunglasses sufficient for viewing a solar eclipse?
No. Regular sunglasses, even if they are very dark and polarized, do not provide enough protection against the harmful rays of the sun during a solar eclipse. Solar eclipse glasses are specifically designed for this purpose.
4. How can schools purchase solar eclipse glasses in bulk?
We offer special rates for educational institutions and ensure that the glasses provided are certified and meet the ISO 12312-2 safety standard.
5. How can we ensure the glasses are safe for student use?
Make sure the glasses are ISO 12312-2 compliant. This standard ensures they are safe for direct solar viewing. Also, always inspect the glasses for scratches or damages before use. Damaged glasses should not be used.
6. Can the glasses be reused for future solar eclipses?
Yes, provided they are not scratched, punctured, or torn. While some glasses come with an expiration date (usually around 3 years), this is more about the potential degradation of the material over time rather than a hard rule. Always be safe and buy new eclipse glasses.
7. How should schools educate students about using the glasses properly?
It's vital that students understand the importance of always wearing the glasses when looking at the sun during the eclipse. Schools should consider holding an assembly or class sessions demonstrating proper usage and emphasizing the dangers of looking at the sun without protection.
8. Are there alternatives to solar eclipse glasses for viewing?
Yes. Pinhole projectors are a popular, indirect method to view solar eclipses safely. They allow users to see the projected image of the sun on a surface, without looking at the sun directly. However, it's not as unworldly shocking.
9. Can the glasses be recycled after use?
Most solar eclipse glasses are made of paper and a special solar filter material. While the paper part is recyclable, the solar filter generally is not. Schools should check with their local recycling programs to determine the best disposal methods.
10. How can schools make the solar eclipse viewing a more educational experience?
Teachers can integrate lessons on astronomy, the science of eclipses, and the history of human understanding of these celestial events. Hands-on activities, like making pinhole projectors or tracking the path of the eclipse, can also enhance the learning experience.
Please note: You must be a school or institution of education to purchase these glasses.
Not a school? Check out our bulk eclipse glasses page.