The kids' television series "Space Racers" is on a mission to get youngsters and their families excited about the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, and Space.com will be giving away five of the brand's new eclipse-viewing kits to a few lucky contestants in a live online giveaway on Wednesday (Aug. 9).
"Space Racers," which recently launched the AugustEclipse.com website with eclipse information and educational activities for kids, is now offering eclipse kits for families and classrooms. You can enter to win a family kit by tuning into a livestream at Space.com's Facebook page on Wednesday (Aug. 9) beginning at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT). Viewers in the United States who correctly answer a solar eclipse trivia question in the comments will be entered into a raffle to win a family kit. No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & DC, 18 or older. Event ends August 9 at 2 pm EDT. Void where prohibited.
The "Space Racers" Family Kit includes:
- five pairs of ISO safety-certified eclipse viewing glasses
- one 11-by-17-inch map of the eclipse
- a 12-page booklet with eclipse viewing tips, safety guidelines and activities
- a limited-edition, embroidered "Space Racers" mission patch
SPACE.COM GIVEAWAY: "Space Racers" Eclipse Family Kits