The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder

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Chronicle Books, Oct 21, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 36 pages
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How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered in this visually stunning exploration of the science of snow. Perfect for reading on winter days, the book features photos of real snow crystals in their beautiful diversity. Snowflake-catching instructions are also included.
 

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User Review  - jdaniel14 - LibraryThing

Snow seems to captivate people of all ages, and this book would draw students in to read and learn. Key vocabulary include water vapor, particle, crystal, and bacteria. This book could support NGSS ... Read full review

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User Review  - Miss_Annie_O - LibraryThing

This informational book is not necessarily for young kids but can be adapted during a read aloud. It explains how snow begins - in the form of a speck. It goes on to explain that the speck eventually ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
10
Section 3
13
Section 4
16
Section 5
17
Section 6
18
Section 7
19
Section 8
21
Section 9
27
Section 10
28
Section 11
30
Section 12
32
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About the author (2011)

Mark Cassino is a fine art and natural history photographer. He lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his wife, Pam, and their two cats.

Jon Nelson is a teacher and physicist who has studied ice crystals and clouds for more than 15 years. He lives near Kyoto, Japan.

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