How do snowflakes form? Are no two snowflakes really alike? How in the world can you actually see the details of a snowflake? Won’t it melt when you look at it? How in the world do you get a snowflake under a microscope? (And I guess you need a better camera than on my cell phone to photograph a snowflake…I gave up!)
And if this turns into a craft project creating paper snowflakes, maybe discussing multiplication after each cut – if I cut one shape into four folds, what is the multiplication problem and how many shapes did I cut – mores the better!
Oh…and whose paw prints are in the snow on my patio? (Another authentic project – classifying paw prints!)
*This was my snowflake photo…you can see why I gave up!