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Snowflake Physics

Explore the formation and molecular structure of ice and learn how the typical six-sided shape of snowflakes is due to the arrangement of water molecules in a hexagonal crystal lattice. Discover how snowflakes form and how different conditions affect their growth and morphology, in this interactive activity adapted from SnowCrystals.com.

This media asset was adapted from SnowCrystals.com.

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