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.
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
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: