What can you tell about a snowflake?

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As a snowflake falls from the sky, its crystal grows according to the humidity and temperatures of the air that it passes through.

In this activity, students interpret a graphic that clarifies that growth and try to deduce what conditions various flakes moved through as they fell.

The activity finishes with the creation of a possibly accurate, six-pointed paper snowflake. These could be winter decorations for your classroom.

The activity: Snowflakes.pdf

CCSS: 6.G.A, 7.G, 8.G, HSF, HSG.CO, MP1

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.

Snowflakes.docx    Snowflakes-solution.pdf

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