Energy Trail

Energy Trail

Discover experiences spread throughout the museum where energy sources, forms and transformations, are presented in fully interactive settings that engage the whole body so that students can truly feel the energy required to power their world and understand the choices they can make to impact the future.

Subjects: Engineering & Design, Earth Systems, Physical Sciences
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
Supporting Curriculum Materials:

Are these curriculum materials still appropriate? Teaching in the Exhibition Essential Questions Useful Concepts Glossary of Terms Online Resources Grades K-2 Lesson Guide Grades K-2 Pre-Activity Grades K-2 Scavenger Hunt Grades K-2 Interactions Activity Grades 3-5 Lessons Guide Grades 3-5 Energy Flows Worksheet Grades 6-8 Lessons Guide Grades 6-8 Resources Exhibit Worksheet Grades 6-8 Resources Classroom Worksheet Grades 9-12 Complete Teacher Guide

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Permanent galleries are included (availability varies) with Museum Group Admission: $7 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member adults free

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942

Other Information

  • Pre-K
    • Physical Sciences: PS1-1, PS1.A, PS3.B
  • Kindergarten
    • Weather and Climate: PS3.B
    • Matter and Its Interactions: PS1.A
  • 2nd Grade
    • Structure and Properties of Matter: PS1.B, PS1.A
  • 3rd Grade
    • Engineering and Design: ETS1.A
    • Creation, Expansion, and Interaction of Economic Systems: 9b
  • 4th Grade
    • Energy: PS3-2, PS3.B, PS3.D, PS3.A
    • Earth Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth: ESS3-1, ESS3.A
    • Engineering & Design: ETS1.A
  • 5th Grade
    • Space Systems: Stars and the Solar System: PS2-1, PS2.B
    • Engineering & Design: ETS1.A
  • 6th Grade - 8th Grade
    • Energy: PS3-6, PS3.B
  • 9th Grade - 12th Grade
    • Waves: PS4.B
    • Energy: PS3.A, PS3.B, , PS3.D
    • Human Sustainability: ESS3.A, ESS3.C

NGSS Keywords: Engineering & Design, Physical Sciences, States of Matter, Energy, Earth Systems, Forces, Waves

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