for Educators

Tour of the Solar System

Grades PreK-2 | Explore beautiful cutting-edge images of our solar system as you travel through space and learn the properties of each planet.

  • Museum & Science Center
  • Science on a Sphere
  • Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
  • Earth Science, Space Science

Science On a Sphere experience

Explore beautiful cutting-edge images of our solar system as you travel through space and learn the properties of each planet. Discover the special tools and technology scientists use to make observations about faraway objects in space. 

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

 

NYS Standards:
  • P-ESS1-1. Observe and describe the apparent motions of the Sun, moon, and stars to recognize predictable patterns.
  • P-PS3-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth’s surface.
  • 1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

How To Book

  • Call: 585.697.1942

  • Reservation Lead Time: At least 3 weeks

Need More Information?

  • Contact: Guest Services
  • Phone: 585.697.1942


When Is It?

  • Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Start Date: 09/07/2022
  • End Date: 06/22/2023
  • Program Length: 50 min.
  • Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

  • Grades: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
  • Minimum Attendance: 8
  • Maximum Attendance: 30

How Much Does It Cost?

  • $10 per person; PLUS: $5 Additional per person charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free

    In-Person Lunch Fee: $30 per classroom needed, students required to bring bag lunch or pre-purchase café lunches at $7/person
  • Minimum Student Charge: 15 students