Our first big snowfall! 'Tis the season for making paper snowflakes (some very beautiful free templates below or free template designer), catching snowflakes, and reading story of Snowflake Bentley("No two snowflakes are alike..."). Buy the Caldecott medal-winner Snowflake Bentley book here.
The science of snowflakes is beautiful - instability is what drives snowflake diversity and denditic branching.
Cynthia Lanius' Lesson Koch Snowflake Fractal, Using JAVA
Symmetry of Snowflakes
Paper Snowflake Templates
Technorati Tags: snowflakes, snow, winter, science, math, fractals, homeschooling, parenting, kids