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The Science of Winter: Snowflakes

posted on December 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Science of Winter: Snowflakes
Are all snowflakes truly unique? What are the physical forces that drive snowflakes to come in so many shapes and sizes? In this lesson brought to you by PBS LearningMediaTM, students build an apparatus that creates conditions similar to a winter cloud and produce their own snow crystals indoors. By watching the snow crystals grow, they learn about the molecular forces that shape ice crystals, and gain a deeper understanding of the... Read More

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