How To Make A Pinhole Projector For The Eclipse

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 11:51 pm
By: News 9

How to make a pinhole projector using a cereal box.

  1. Trace a piece of paper along to fit along the bottom of the box
  2. Tape the paper inside the bottom of the box and seal the top
  3. Cut rectangular holes on the left and right of the top
  4. Cut a piece of aluminum foil to cover one of the holes. Tape in place
  5. Poke a pinhole in the center of the foil
  6. With the sun BEHIND you, look into the right hole.
  7. Watch the eclipsed sun on the white paper inside the box


  • Cereal box
  • Aluminum Foil
  • White paper
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Nail (to puncture the hole)