Make Snow At Home

Here is a cool idea to make snow at home

All you really need is baking soda and hair conditioner. Check it out at  Mommy’s Fun World

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Little-Known Facts About Snow & Snowflakes (via The Fun Times Guide)

  • The largest snowflake recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records fell at Fort Keogh, Montana and was 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick.
  • Scientists study snowflakes by spreading a chemical compound over a glass plate and waiting until a snowflake lands there. The compound immediately covers the snowflake and hardens. When the snowflake melts, it leaves behind a plastic case that shows its exact structure!
  • When combined, windblown snow and black dirt make what is called snirt.
  • A snow storm becomes a blizzard when visibility is under 1/4 mile and the storm continues for more than 3 hours with winds of 35 mph.
  • Stampede Pass, Washington averages 430 inches of snow per year. No wonder it’s known as the snow capital of the United States!

 

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