Is it true that no two snowflakes are alike? These sites answer the question as well as discuss how multiple crystals combine to create snowflakes. Also learn why frost forms on the ground. Includes scientific experiments for growing snowflakes, instructions on making paper snowflakes, numerous photos from the man who first captured individual snowflakes on film, and animated movies showing a crystal being formed. There is also a link to eThemes resources on avalanches and blizzards.
This is the photographer who first captured images of snowflakes, proving that each is unique. Click on "Snowflakes" up at the top to view his images. Each image can be clicked on for an enlarged view.
This is a fun interactive way to design your paper snowflake. With the eraser mode turned off, choose your scissors and then roll over the triangle piece of paper. The results will show you how this will affect the entire piece of paper. Click on "Reload" to start again.
These sites are about avalanches and blizzards and how they form. Also includes information about winter storms and snow. Learn about rescue dogs used in avalanches. There are photographs and videos of these natural disasters.