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The RMSC’s Museum & Strasenburgh Planetarium will be open to the public on Fridays (9:30am-5pm), Saturdays (9:30am-5pm), and Sundays (11am-5pm) beginning Monday, November 30. 

Magnet Exploration

Magnet Exploration

Inquiry Room Investigation

Learn about magnetic fields and experiment with materials that are magnetic. Explore attraction and repulsion. Make magnets float.

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

Explore our Virtual Magnet Exploration field trip experience

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

  • 3-PS2-4 Define a simple design problem that can be solved by applying scientific ideas about magnets
  • 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.

NGSS Keywords: Physical Science, Forces, Energy


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/14/2020
End Date: 06/18/2021
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade
Maximum Attendence: 25

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; PLUS: $3 additional per person program charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
Minimum Student Charge: $15

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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