Look for animal tracks in the snow
TRACKS. First picture, left to right: mouse, fox, skunk, human, squirrel. Second picture, left to right: bird, raccoon, domestic cat, deer, rabbit.
Learn About Snow Crystals (Snowflakes)
A Japanese physicist, Ukichiro Nakaya, created the Snow Crystal Morphology Diagram in the 1930s. Other scientists built on his work.
Snow researchers grow snow crystals in a "cold lab" at different temperatures and humidity levels and observed the different forms.
Sketches of tracks are copyright Lucille Gertz, from Let Nature Be the Teacher, published by Habitat Institute for the Environment. Used by permission of the author.