Please Note:

The RMSC Museum & Science Center will be closed on Mondays for the remainder of the school year. We will be open on select school holidays, including Indigenous People's Day on October 10. Please contact us at info@rmsc.org if you have any questions.

Rocks, Fossils and More

Rocks, Fossils and More

Inquiry Room Investigation 

Explore fossils from the RMSC teaching collection. Learn how to tell the difference between rock categories and test out the properties of different minerals. Learn how rock formations and the fossil record can give us clues about the Earth’s history and geological events of the past.

 

In-person capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit.

 

Subjects: Earth Systems
Program Type: Inquiry Room Investigation
NYS Standards:

  • 3-LS4-1 Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.
  • 4-ESS1-1 Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.
  • 5-PS1-3 Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.


Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/07/2022
End Date: 06/22/2023
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Maximum Attendence: 25

How Much Does It Cost?

  • $10 per person; PLUS: $5 Additional per person charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
  • In-Person Lunch Fee: $30 per classroom needed, students required to bring bag lunch or pre-purchase café lunches at $7/person

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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