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Magnet Exploration

Magnet Exploration

Inquiry Room Investigation

Explore how magnetism shapes our world and the ways that magnets work in your favorite devices. Learn about magnetic fields and perform experiments to discover objects’ magnetic properties. Explore the forces of attraction and repulsion to make objects levitate!

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

 

Subjects: Physical Sciences
Program Type: Inquiry Room Investigation
NYS Standards:

  • P-PS2-1 Use tools and materials to design and build a device that causes an object to move faster with a push or a pull.
  • K-PS2-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.
  • 2-PS1-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
  • 3-PS2-3 Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between two objects not in contact with each other.
  • 3-PS2-4 Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets.


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

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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