What Makes It Snow?

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Discover the icy world of snow from the comfort of the indoors. Young meteorologists study visuals and a video to examine snow formation and structure. Using the information they learn, scientists follow a procedure to construct a snowflake model. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Provide a copy of the procedure for each team member to use during the activity
  • Circulate throughout the learning space to assess and guide pupils
Classroom Considerations
  • Allow time for prep and gathering materials
  • Activity is the third in a six-part Inquiry-in-Action series
Pros
  • Gives class discussion prompts and possible responses
  • Provides a suggestion for incorporating a literacy component
Cons
  • None
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