The RMSC Museum is now open daily. See the Planetarium webpage for information on showtimes.

Visitors not fully vaccinated, including children 3-11, are required to wear a mask throughout their visit.

What's the Matter?

What's the Matter?

Inquiry Room Investigation 

Explore the states of matter by comparing and contrasting solids, liquids, and gases. Do hands-on experiments about liquid density and create a chemical reaction. Learn about polymers and make slime to take home.

**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-PS1-1 Ask questions and use observations to test the claim that different kinds of matter exist as either solid or liquid.
  • K-PS1-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to test the claim that different kinds of matter exist as either solid or liquid, depending on temperature.
  • 2-PS1-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.

NGSS Keywords: Physical Science, States of Matter

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: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd 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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