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The RMSC’s Museum & Strasenburgh Planetarium will be open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning Monday, November 30. See the Planetarium Show Schedule and the Museum Admission page to plan your 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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