The Science of Snowflakes

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Why are snowflakes six-sided? Why are none of them the same? Explore what is known and still unknown about these winter wonders. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups explore the provided links to learn more about snowflake researchers
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource presumes viewers are familiar with positive and negative ions, chemical bonding, fractals, etc.
Pros

  • Resource contains the video, a comprehension check, links to additional resources, and a discussion question
Cons

  • Given the very technical explanations, loaded with science terms, the video is best suited to high school and higher education classes