how are snowflakes formed and why are no two the same?
vapour rises from the earth when heated to form clouds.
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as the cloud falls below freezing, molecules condense into ice onto rface of the dust particle to form a hexagonal plate.
simple plates become unstable ...
as crystals become larger...
...they sprout arms.
as the crystals move through different temperatures...
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the crystals continue growing as they move through different temperatures, forming snowf
paths through different temperatures and humidi
-20 째F -10 0 10 20
ities give the snowflakes unique shapes. 30 째F
step7. however not all snowflakes are unique, as some duplicates have been found.
by jake and maddy runshaw massive