The Dallas Arboretum is excited to partner with astronomer, teacher and author Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, to engage students, teachers and families ahead of the upcoming total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024. Dr. Bennett is the creator of the Totality app and author of seven award-winning science books for children including Totality! An Eclipse Guide in Rhyme and Science .

Dr. Bennett will lead a professional learning workshop for teachers and Dallas Arboretum Education staff. Participants will discover how to use his work in the classroom, explore the science behind eclipses through hands-on activities and learn how to safely view the upcoming eclipse with students.  

At 11 a.m., Dr. Bennett will host an Eclipse Hype Event and will read from his book Totality. He will also discuss the upcoming Solar Eclipse with guests in the Exploration Center.  

Event Location: 
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas , TX
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 24, 2024 - 8:30am to 11:30am