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Our Changing Earth

Our Changing Earth

Science On a Sphere experience

Immerse your students into an engaging experience utilizing 3-D data visualization on the Science on a Sphere Theater’s 5-foot sphere.  Take a closer look at key data that scientists use to determine the health of our planet. Examine global temperatures, atmospheric CO2, sea ice concentrations, and sea level rise to evaluate the impact of climate change on Earth’s systems.

In-person capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit.

 

Subjects: Earth Science
Program Type: Science on a Sphere
NYS Standards:

  • MS-ESS2-6 Develop and use a model to describe how unequal heating and rotation of Earth cause patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates.
  • MS-ESS3-5 Ask questions to clarify evidence of the factors that have caused the rise in global temperatures over the past century.
  • HS-ESS3-5 Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and the associated future impacts to Earth systems.


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/20/2021
End Date: 06/24/2022
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 8
Maximum Attendence: 30

How Much Does It Cost?

  • Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; PLUS: $5 additional per person program charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
  • In-Person Lunch Fee: $25 per classroom needed, students required to bring bag lunch

Minimum Student Charge: 15 students

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Lead Time: At least 3 weeks

Need More Information?

Name: Guest Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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