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Snow (Adventurer Award)

Snow (Adventurer Award)

Chesapeake Conference Award


This award is presented to those students who complete the requirements for this course and obtain a solid understanding of snow.


    Questions & Activities:

    1. Name 3 facts about snow, like how many sides does a snowflake have and how is snow formed?

    2. Define blizzard, powder, and snowstorm

    3. Name 3 forms of transportation on snow

    4. Name 3 sports using snow

    5. Cut a paper snowflake. Then count the sides/points. Could this be a real snowflake?

    6. Draw a picture of doing something fun in the snow like building a snowman, a snowball fight, sledding

    7. Using a Bible search tool, make a list of ten references to snow in the Bible AND write out either Psalm 51:7 or Isaiah 1:18


    1. This is a good time to read a children’s book or watch a children’s YouTube video about snow.

         Examples of snow facts:

    • Snowflakes have six sides.
    • Snow forms when water vapor in the atmosphere freezes into ice crystals.
    • Snowflakes form in a variety of different shapes.
    • Snow is a form of precipitation (other forms of precipitation are rain, hail and sleet)
    • Snow reflects a high level of UV radiation and can cause snow blindness
    • Snow forms when it is 32 degrees or colder

    2. Powder- Light and fluffy snow

        Snowstorm- A Heavy snowfall

        Blizzard- A Snowstorm with high winds

    3. Skies, snowmobiles, sleds, snowshoes, sleighs, etc.

    4. Skiing, snowboarding, luge, snowmobiling, sled dog racing, bobsleigh, etc.

    5. There are many printable templates available online. I like

         Many paper snowflakes have eight sides. Real snowflakes are hexagonal (six sides)

         NOT octagonal (eight sides).

    7. Ps 51:7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.

        Is 1:18 Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.

        Additional verses:

    Ex 4:6  -  Num 12:10  -  2 Sam 23:20  -  2 Kings 5:27  -  1 Chron 11:22  -  Job 6:16, 9:30, 24:19, 37:6, 38:22

    Ps 68:14, 147:16, 148:8  -  Prov 25:13, 26:1, 31:21  -  Is 55:10  -  Jer 18:14  -  Lam 4:7  -  Dan 7:9 - Matt 28:3  -  Rev 1:14

    Optional Ideas:

    If you have snow, make a snowman, have a snowball fight, make snow cream, or participate in some other snow-fun activity. Be sure to bundle up first!

    If you do not have snow, you can make sensory snow (recipes available online, usually involving shaving cream, baking soda and/or cornstarch, and maybe conditioner) or snow slime.

    You could also put your snow cone maker to use for a treat:

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