(This video is from the National Science Foundation library and is 7 minutes long).

Explore the life of a snowflake.

The video is, “How to Capture a Snowflake?” It shows nature’s art and how we bring science to see and understand it.

The video covers:

  • Origins of snowflakes.
  • Nature’s art in snowflakes.
  • Early attempts to photograph snowflakes.
  • New equipment advances and how they work.
  • Optimum place to photograph a snowflake on its journey to the ground.
  • Gathering of information about snowflakes like size, shape, orientation, and speed of travel.
  • Classification of types of snow.
  • How different types of snow might affect road conditions etc.

No two snowflakes are alike!

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