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Erie Canal Simple Machine Challenge

Erie Canal Simple Machine Challenge

Inventor Center

Simple Machines to the rescue! It's time to clear the path to make way for the Erie Canal, but we need your team to build a “stump puller.” Combine levers, pulleys, gears and more to create an engineering marvel capable of extracting stumps out of the ground. *Challenge is differentiated by Grade Levels

Subjects: Engineering & Design, Physical Sciences
Program Type: Guided Museum Experiences
Supporting Curriculum Materials: Educator Guide Essential Questions Making the Most of Your Visit Correlation to Standards Facilitation (What to Expect, Floor Map) Glossary Resources


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Thursday
Start Date: 10/11/2016
End Date: 06/15/2017
Program Length: 90 min.
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Maximum Attendence: 25

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Museum Group Admission: $7 per person; PLUS: $3 additional per person program charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
Minimum Student Charge: 15

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 3 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


Other Information

NGSS Keywords: Engineering & Deisgn, Froces, Physical Sciences


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