Ecological Explorations

Ecological Explorations

Collect data from field, forest and pond communities to gain insight into communities, succession, food webs, and population dynamics.

**Capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit.

 

Subjects: Life Science
Program Type: Guided Cumming Nature Center Experience
NYS Standards:

  • 5-LS2-1 Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants (producers), animals (consumers), decomposers and the environment.

  • MS-LS2-3 Develop a model to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.

  • MS-LS1-6. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

  • MS-LS2-1 Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.

  • MS-LS2-4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.


NGSS Keywords: Life Science, Ecosystems. Structure, Function & Information Processing, Organisms, Plants & Animals


Where is it?

Cumming Nature Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Thursday
Any time except for 11/13/20-12/26/20
Program Length: Full Day
Earliest Start Time: 8am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 12
Maximum Attendence: 60

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Guided Group Programs: $7 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free.

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 2 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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