Snowflakes may be an everyday, common subject, but you've never seen them like this! A collection of amazing photography of snow crystals using a unique system designed to take super-detailed micro images of these miniature ice masterpieces, The Snowflake is an extraordinary look at a seemingly ordinary object. The author, head of the physics department at Caltech and the pre-eminent snow-crystal researcher, discusses the physics and mythology of snow and how snow crystals are made.
Author: W. A. Bentley
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date: 2013-05-09
Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates.
Now teachers can bring the magic of each season into their classrooms with these activities that introduce children to the wonder of the seasons with a year full of fun! Classroom-tested teacher favorites, this book features activities that teach children to understand the difference between the seasons, as well as activities that can only be done during certain seasons. Children will love making paper cutout fall leaves, suns, and snowflakes as they celebrate the joy and excitement of the world outside all year long!
Author: Kenneth George Libbrecht
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Release Date: 2003-11-17
Explores the beauty of snowflakes, detailing what snowflakes are, how they form, and why each one is unique, and includes a discussion on snow crystals and what type of weather conditions produce snowflakes.
Author: Deborah J Jesseman
Release Date: 2015-06-19
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
This book addresses Common Core State Standard curriculum resources to assist the school librarian in collaborating with classroom teachers. • Offers you the opportunity to exercise leadership in your school, playing a key role in the implementation of the CCSS in all subject areas and collaborating with instructors to co-teach lessons correlated with the standards • Provides ready-to-implement lesson plans cross-referenced to the CCSS for all grade levels • Shares collection development planning guidelines relating to the CCSS • Includes resource suggestions and additional lesson plans in all content areas
Author: Ruth Owen
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
Release Date: 2013-01-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Readers will learn how different types of weather occur. Fun crafts will make learning about weather engaging and educational at the same time. This is great way to encourage readers to explore science as an individual or as a group.
From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley's patience and determination revealed two important truths: no two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly beautiful. Full color.
Snowflakes are falling—and this cool new 8 x 8 in the Smithsonian nonfiction line tells young readers why! When does it snow? Why is snow white? How do we know no two snowflakes are alike? (Hint: the proof is in the photographs, first made in the 1890s!) With full-color photographs and the Smithsonian’s famous Wilson Bentley snowflake photos, this new Curious About title looks at the science behind snow, and the history of record-setting blizzards and snowstorms—plus how people have fun in the snow!