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Learners complete activities to learn about snowflakes. In this snow flakes instructional activity, students visit an Internet site to research snowflake facts. Learners experiment with the formation of frost and make a snowflake craft. Students read a story about Wilson Bentley and visit his photography website. Learners read Tacky the Penguin and sing songs about snowflakes.
Students design and conduct an experiment to determine the thermal conductivity of certain materials. In this earth science lesson plan, students relate how thermal conductivity varies with snow composition. They collect data from their experiment and present their findings in class.
Young scholars recognize the relationship between Earth's tilt and the Winter season. In this Winter lesson, students work in pairs to complete make frost and design snow goggles. Young scholars experiment a hand lens to study the frost created. Students make goggles out of egg cups. Young scholars answer questions about their inquiry.
The fun and cute painting Snow Queen is used to help little ones activate their five senses. They describe what the girl in the painting is seeing, hearing, feeling, touching, and tasting. They then create expressive paintings using the color wash technique. Tip: Have the class write a collective five-senses poem, where they use similes to describe each of the senses found in the painting.
Students fill three cups with snow. They record the height of snow in each cup, and allow the snow to melt. Students measure the height of the water in each glass or cup, and record their results on the worksheet. They answer questions on the worksheet about the amount of water in the snow.