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Insect Investigations

Insect Investigations

Inquiry Room Investigation 

Explore the incredible world of insects and the important roles they play in the ecosystem. Discover the wonder of butterfly metamorphosis, learn how insects communicate, and meet the live insects that make their home in the RMSC Carlson Inquiry Room.

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


Explore our virtual insects program

Subjects: Life Science
Program Type: Inquiry Room Investigation, Virtual Experiences
NYS Standards:

  • P-LS1-1 Observe familiar plants and animals (including humans) and describe what they need to survive.
  • P-LS1-2 Plan and conduct an investigation to determine how familiar plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive in the environment.
  • K-LS1-1 Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive
  • K-ESS3-1 Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals (including humans) and the places they live.
  • K-ESS3-3 Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on living organisms and nonliving things in the local environment.
  • 1-LS1-1 Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.
  • 2-LSe-2 Develop a simple model that illustrates how plants and animals depend on each other for survival.
  • 2-LS4-1 Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.
  • 3-LS1-1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.
  • 3-LS3-2 Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 03/01/2022
End Date: 06/24/2022
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Minimum Attendence: 8
Maximum Attendence: 25

How Much Does It Cost?

  • In-Person: 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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