Here are listed many ways of looking at the sun using safe viewing filters.
making any of them. If you have any more ideas, participate
in designing a device for safe viewing the solar eclipse.
These filters can come in the form of personal viewers shaped like that
The filters could also be modified for community viewing by fixing/taping
it on one end of a large tubular box and looking at the eclipse through
the other open end. The box could be mounted on two poles so that it
Fun sun filters
The solar filter can be used in interesting ways. Paint the image of
a happy sun (or a moon depending on whichever you like) on a piece of
cardboard. Cut the cardboard in the shape of the sun. Make holes for
eyes, the nose and the mouth. Stick the solar filter from behind to
cover the holes for the eyes. This then becomes a playful solar viewer
and you'll begin to get identified as an eclipse-fan, possibly on your
way to eclipse-chasing into the future.
in designing a device for the safe viewing of the solar eclipse. The
best of these designs will be honored with 'Crescent on the Sun Award'
on the 10th of August, one day before the day of the total eclipse.
details, look up design a solar viewer