Colors in Nature*
(Retzer Nature Center and Planetarium fees apply)
This field experience is designed to last a half day with students participating in two rotations. In one rotation, students will observe how light waves interact through natural materials including feathers, leaves, furs and flowers and conduct a scavenger hunt focusing on the function of colors in nature. The second rotation is a planetarium visit to see the show Cosmic Colors: An Adventure Along the Spectrum.
*This is a Community Connections, Impacts & Actions Collaborative Curriculum program hosted by Waukesha County.
Duration: 150 minutes
Offered: September-October, April-June
Location options: Retzer Nature Center, Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located at the Retzer Nature Center
Grade 6-8 program listing