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Plates in Motion

Plates in Motion

Science On a Sphere

Immerse your students into an engaging experience utilizing 3-D data visualization.  Examine earthquakes, volcanoes and seafloor structures to evaluate the theory of past plate motions.

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

 

Extend the Experience

Add to your students' experience by pairing this program with Stories in Stone, a guided docent tour.

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

  • 4-ESS2-2. Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features.
  • MS-ESS2-2. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how geoscience processes have changed Earth’s surface at varying temporal and spatial scales.
  • MS-ESS2-3. Analyze and interpret data on the distribution of fossils and rocks, continental shapes, and seafloor structures to provide evidence of the past plate motions.


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: 4th Grade, 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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