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All About Snow
This National Snow and Ice Data Center website presents a variety of general information about snow. It includes a question and answer section, which explains why snow is white, and the difficulties of forecasting snow, for example. There is a snow fact sheet, a glossary for snow terminology and weather terms, and a photo gallery of snow storms, ice storms, blizzards, avalanches, and other snow phenomena and formations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Cryology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-440
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Earth Science Sites of the Week Archive'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Snow and Ice Data Center
http://nsidc.org/index.html