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Cosmic Colors: Adventure Along the Spectrum


Cosmic Colors will take you on a wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Take a tour within a plant leaf and journey inside the human eye. Investigate x-rays by voyaging to a monstrous black hole and then back at your doctor’s office. You will even see the actual color of a dinosaur-based on recent evidence. Get ready for an amazing adventure under a rainbow of cosmic light!

Recommended for grades 5 - 12

Standards: ESS1.A, ESS1.B, PS1.A, PS3.D, PS4.A, PS4.B, PS4.C, LS1.A, LS1.D, LS4.A
Duration: 60 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located at the Retzer Nature Center


Grade 6-8 program listing