Please note our hours are changing!

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. 

Water Monitors

Water Monitors

This field study examines the features of clean water.  Students will collect usable data on a Cumming Nature Center creek by collecting benthic macroinvertebrates, performing chemical tests, measuring the physical characteristics of one of the healthiest creeks in the region.

**Capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit.

 

Subjects: Life Science
Program Type: Guided Cumming Nature Center Experience
NYS Standards:

  • 5-ESS3-1.  Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect Earth’s resources and environment

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

  • MS-ESS3-3 Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.


NGSS Keywords: Life Science, Ecosystems. Structure, Function & Information Processing, Organism, Plants & Animals


Where is it?

Cumming Nature Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Thursday
Any time except for 11/13/20-3/31/21
Program Length: Full Day
Earliest Start Time: 8am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 24
Maximum Attendence: 45

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Guided Group Programs: $7 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free.

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 2 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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