Please note our hours are changing!

The RMSC’s Museum & Strasenburgh Planetarium will be open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning Monday, November 30. See the Planetarium Show Schedule and the Museum Admission page to plan your visit. 

Day and Night On Our Planet

Day and Night On Our Planet

Streaming Live from the Strasenburgh Planetarium.

See how shadows change as the Sun goes across the sky. Compare the hours of daylight in summer and winter. Discover key star groups to look for in the real sky during the current season. 

Maximum capacity: One class

Format options:

  • The teacher moderates a Zoom or Google session, with RMSC as an alternative host or guest speaker
  • Telephone conference call: the teacher downloads RMSC’s PowerPoint presentation in advance and shows it during our call

For content questions, contact Steve Fentress at sfentress@rmsc.org.

Subjects: Physical Sciences
Program Type: Virtual Lesson
NYS Standards:

  • 1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

  • 1-ESS1-2. Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year

  • 5-ESS1-2. Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night, and the seasonal appearance of some stars in the night sky.



Where is it?

Virtual

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 10/19/2020
End Date: 06/25/2021
Program Length: 30-45 min.
Earliest Start Time: 9:30am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Price per session (for 1-30 students): $150
Minimum Student Charge: $150/class

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 3 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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