What makes it snow?
Have you ever seen snow? If you haven't
Snow falls in many parts of the world.
is a picture of snow falling in Roxbury.
a picture of me and my friends doing a project making snowflake with straws.
This is a picture of the to
people that made this web page:
Sarah and Chrismely
"It snows so the earth would get some
water; it has to be cold and it has to have icy rain. No snowflake is the
- The temperature, moisture in the air, and wind patterns
have a lot to do with what makes it snow. Typical snow weather can include
Cold temperature, below 32 degrees F
Is it ever too cold to snow? No, it can snow at incredibly low temperatures.
Air must contain water to make it misty, moist, watery air
Often it is cloudy, overcast, or foggy
Other interesting snow facts:
1. Snowflakes when viewed at microscopic levels are really groups of tiny
2. No two snowflakes are exactly alike.
3. Snow crystals are water molecules stacked together.
4. As the crystal grows larger, the corners sprout tiny arms, since they stick
out a bit further into the saturated air (and thus grow a bit faster).
5. Snow flakes reflect visible sunlight, which includes lots of colors. Since
all colors are scattered roughly equally well, the snow flake appears white.
6. Most snowflakes are less then half an inch across.
7. The biggest snowflakes can be up to two inches across.