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Freshwater Around the World

Freshwater Around the World

Science On a Sphere

Immerse your students into an engaging experience utilizing 3-D data visualization.  Observe the hydrologic cyle in action on our 5 ft. interactive globe. Students will make water resource management decisions by analyzing scientific data on freshwater sources including the atmosphere,  surface, and underground.

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

Subjects: Earth Science
Program Type: Science on a Sphere
NYS Standards:

  • 5-ESS2-2. Describe and graph the amounts of saltwater and freshwater in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth. 
  • 5-ESS2-2. Describe and graph the amounts of saltwater and freshwater in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.  
  • 5-ESS3-1. Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect Earth’s resources and environment. 
  • MS-ESS2-4. Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the Sun and the force of gravity. 
  • MS-ESS3-4. Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in the human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth’s systems.


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/15/2020
End Date: 06/18/2021
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Maximum Attendence: 30

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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