Green Infrastructure Showcase

Green Infrastructure Showcase

Green infrastructure is a cost-effective, sustainable approach to reducing stormwater runoff pollution while delivering environmental, social, and economic benefits. Explore the science and positive impacts of Green Infrastructure practices being used by the RMSC, including:

  • Rain gardens and/or bioretention areas
  • Green roofs
  • Rain barrels
  • Pervious concrete

Subjects: Engineering & Design, Earth Systems, Physical Sciences, the Arts, Life Science, Earth Science
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
Standards:

  • Pre-K
    Earth and Space Sciences: ESS2.D D
  • Kindergarten
    Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: Animals, Plants, and Their Environment: ESS3-3, ESS3.C
    Engineering and Design: ETS1-3, ETS1.C, ETS1.A
    Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 7a
  • 1st Grade
    Engineering and Design: ETS1-3, ETS1.C, ETS1.A
    Civic Ideas and Practices: 3c
    Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 6c
  • 2nd Grade
    Engineering and Design: ETS1-3, ETS1.C
    Structure and Properties of Matter: PS1-2, PS1.A
    Earth’s Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth: ESS2.C
  • 3rd Grade
    Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: LS4.D, LS2.C,
    Weather and Climate: ESS2.D
  • 4th Grade
    Earth’s Systems: ESS3-1, ESS3.C
  • 6th Grade - 8th Grade
    Human Impacts: ESS3.C
    Weather and Climate: ESS2.C
  • 9th Grade - 12th Grade
    Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems: LS2.C

NGSS Keywords: Engineering & Design, Earth Systems, Physical Sciences, Weather & Climate, Life Sciences, Ecosystems, Plants & Animals, Organisms


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Start Date: 11/30/-0001
End Date: 11/30/-0001
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 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: Calvin Uzelmeier, Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585-697-1942


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