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Plates in Motion

Plates in Motion

Science On a Sphere experience

Immerse your students into an engaging experience utilizing 3-D data visualization on the Science on a Sphere Theater’s 5-foot sphere. Explore earthquakes, volcanoes and sea-floor structures to evaluate the theory of past plate motions.

In-person 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:

  • 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: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/20/2021
End Date: 06/24/2022
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 8
Maximum Attendence: 30

How Much Does It Cost?

  • Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; PLUS: $5 additional per person program charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
  • In-Person Lunch Fee: $25 per classroom needed, students required to bring bag lunch

Minimum Student Charge: 15 students

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Lead Time: At least 3 weeks

Need More Information?

Name: Guest Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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