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Snowflakes Applet (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
This applet enables the user to create snowflakes from different crystals by choosing different temperature zones within a cloud. The crystal grows with each click of the mouse. Moving the mouse to a new temperature zone adds on a new layer.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Cryology
Technical requirements:
Java
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-586
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 9-12:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Interactions of energy and matter
        • Structure and properties of matter
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Mr Tom Whittaker
SSEC/CIMSS University of Wisconsin - Madison

Contributor: S. V. Medaris