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. 

Field Journal Journey

Field Journal Journey

Explore the complexity and biodiversity of the natural world through observation and data collection using field journals.

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

 

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

NGSS & NYSP-12SLS Standards

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

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

  • 5-LS2-1 Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants (producers), animals (consumers), and decomposers, and the environment.

  • MS-LS2-2 Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms in a variety of ecosystems.

  • HS-LS2-3 Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in ecosystems.

NYS Next Generation ELA Learning Standards

  • 5W3d: Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

  • 6W3d: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.

     

  • 6W6: Conduct research to answer questions, including self-generated questions, drawing on multiple sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate

     

  • 7W3d: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events

     

  • 7W6: Conduct research to answer questions, including self-generated questions, drawing on multiple sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate. Generate additional related questions for further research and investigation.

     

  • 8W3d: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events

     

  • 8W6: Conduct research to answer questions, including self-generated questions, drawing on multiple sources, refocusing the inquiry when appropriate. Generate additional related questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.

     

  • 9-10W6: Conduct research to answer questions, including self-generated questions, or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate. Synthesize multiple sources, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

     

  • 11-12W6: Conduct research through self-generated question, or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate. Synthesize multiple sources, demonstrating understanding and analysis of the subject under investigation.


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


Where is it?

Cumming Nature Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Any time except for 11/13/20-12/26/20
Program Length: Full Day
Earliest Start Time: 8am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 12
Maximum Attendence: 60

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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