Reminder: ALL visitors are required to wear a mask when visiting the RMSC, regardless of vaccination status.

Discover Our Weather

Discover Our Weather

Where do clouds come from? What is a "low pressure" system, and why does it sometimes mean a rainy day? What causes lightning? Experiment with the forces behind our changeable weather. Create a forecast to present on camera in the Weather Studio.


Subjects: Earth Systems, Physical Sciences, The Arts
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
NYS Standards:

  • Pre-K
    Physical Sciences: PS4.A, PS3.B
    Earth and Space Sciences: ESS3.B, ESS2.D D
  • Kindergarten
    Weather and Climate: ESS3-2, ESS3.B, PS3.B, ESS2.D
    Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 7a
  • 3rd Grade
    Weather and Climate: ESS3.B, ESS2.D
  • 4rd Grade
    Earth Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth: ESS3.B
  • 6th Grade - 8th Grade
    Weather and Climate: ESS2-5, ESS2.C
    Earth’s Systems: ESS2.C

NGSS Keywords: Physical Sciences, Waves, Earth Systems, Weather & Climate, Energy

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Permanent galleries are included (availability varies) with Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member adults free

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585-697-1942

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