Frozen crystals of snow, known as snowflakes, are amazing! Look at these examples of snowflakes magnified hundreds of times bigger. Can you see the delicate bonds of water forming gorgeous patterns? Look at the symmetry lines. Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike? Let's trace and explore. Click Using the or trace the lines and patterns in a snowflake. Then, on the third page, click the link to create your own digital snowflake here. https://dangries.com/rectangleworld/PaperSnowflake/ take a screenshot of your snowflake, and use the upload option to add it on page 3. Or you can simply sketch one onto the template using the or or on a separate piece of paper, you could sketch or even cut out your own snowflake and then use the to take a photo of your unique snowflake. Remember to use symmetry to form a perfectly balanced snowflake, and have fun! Click the to post your work to your journal. Tap the to add your snowflake to your journal.
Students will also enjoy listening to the story of Snowflake Bentley, the man who first magnified and captured photographs of snowflakes. https://youtu.be/cEU1Qy3lItM