Hands-on experiments facilitated by trained staff from the RMSC Players. Programs vary to meet the curriculum needs and learning level of each grade level grouping.
50 min.$115 per visit (Up to 30 students)To speak to an RMSC educator for more details, or to customize an experience for you, call 271-4552 ext 379.Light and ColorAvailable for Grades PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Experiment with color mixing. Bend a laser beam with water! Discover the secret behind glow sticks and fireworks. Why do we see colors? Why do cats see better at night than we do? Discover these and other answers in this fun, interactive show.CDOS: 1, 2 ; MST: 1(1,2), 4PS(1,3,4,5), 4LE(1), 5(3), 6(2,5)
Rocks and Minerals Available for Grades 3-5, 6-7Sure to rock their world, this program gives students a hands-on understanding of geology as they explore igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks and the minerals that compose them. Through experimentation along with observation of color, streak, luster, and the use of the Mohs hardness scale, students will be able to identify a variety of minerals and rocks.CDOS: 1, 2 ; ELA: 1, 4 ; MST: 1(1, 2) 2(1, 2), 4PS (2, 3, 5), 6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
PolymersAvailable for Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Explore the amazing world of Polymer Chemistry in this totally hands-on program. Your student scientists perform experiments to make different kinds of polymers (like slime, nylon, and Styrofoam™), and extract DNA from a banana!CDOS: 1, 2 ; ELA: 1, 4 ; MST: 1(1,2), 4PS(3,4), 4LE(1,2,7,8), 5(2,3,4,6), 6(2,3), 7(1)
For more information about the curriculum or customization options, call Tim Cawley at (585) 271-4552 x379For reservations call (585) 697-1942