Three outreach programs where we bring the telescopes or planetarium to you.

Searching for sunspots and solar flares.
This program lasts 1 to 2 hours and can be adapted to fit your needs. Offered March to November on sunny days – weather permitting. Appropriate for grades 6 – 12.
Description: In this program students will observe the surface of the Sun using a Coronado Personal Solar Telescope made for viewing solar flares and using telescopes with solar filters used to view sunspots on the photosphere.

Phases of the Moon.
This program lasts 1 to 2 hours and can be adapted to fit your needs. Offered march to November on clear days – weather permitting. Appropriate for grades 4 – 12.
Description: In this program students will observe features of lunar topography, study the phases of the moon and discuss planet geology.

Starlab Planetarium.
This program lasts 1 to 1 ½ hours and can be adapted to fit your needs.
Offered year-round. Appropriate for grades PreK – 12.
Description: In this program students will observe constellations, discuss rotation of the Earth, and how the Earth travels in the solar system around the sun in its revolution as we see different parts of the Milky Way.

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Kropscott Farm Environmental Center is located at 6523 West Baseline Road, Fremont, Michigan 49412 -- Newaygo Conservation District -- Phone: 231-924-2060 Ext. #5