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Age Range: 11-14
Duration: 30-59 mins
  • D&T
  • Chemistry

Why does a snowflake have 6 sides?

Learn the science of snowflakes and why they always have 6 sides in this fun Christmas STEM activity

Our free resource designed to allow learners to use the theme of the Christmas period to develop their knowledge and skills in Mathematics, Design and Technology and Science. This lesson focuses on the science behind snowflakes and polar charge.

A free activity sheet is available to download below.

Oh ho ho, and please do share your snowflake highlights with us @IETeducation! #SantaLovesSTEM


Science of snowflakes

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