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Ticks! – Virtual

Grades 3-7 | Ticks are amazingly adapted! Take a microscopic look at local tick species to learn more about them.

  • Virtual
  • Virtual Experiences
  • 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade
  • Life Science

Virtual Experience Streamed Live from the Cumming Nature Center

Ticks are amazingly adapted! Take a microscopic look at local tick species, learn how the most common tick species on the East Coast spread Lyme disease, and discuss the many ecosystems and climate factors that control tick populations.

Format:
RMSC sends Zoom link to the teacher. The teacher co-hosts Zoom and manages the participants.

Requirements:
Computer or Smart Device to connect to internet, Zoom, webcam & microphone; Projector and external speakers needed in the classroom.

Explore our in-person Ticks Up Close program

NYS Standards:
  • 3-LS1-1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

  • 4-LS1-1 Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.

  • MS-LS2-1 Analyze and interpret data to provide evidence for the effects of resource availability on organisms and populations of organisms in an ecosystem.

  • MS-LS2-4 Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect population.

  • MS-LS1-5 Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.


How To Book

  • Call: 585.697.1942

  • Reservation Lead Time: 4 Wks

Need More Information?

  • Contact: Member & Visitor Services
  • Phone: 585.697.1942


When Is It?

  • Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Start Date: 09/07/2022
  • End Date: 06/22/2023
  • Note: Any time except for 11/13/20-12/26/20
  • Program Length: 50 min.
  • Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

  • Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade
  • Maximum Attendance: 30

How Much Does It Cost?

  • Price Per Session: 1-30 students, $100