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Indoor Snow Science




Explore the wonderful world of snow. Using hands-on experiments and models, learn about snowpack, snow layers, and environmental conditions that affect influence Colorado’s snow conditions.



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In our indoor snow science program, students will:

  • Use models to learn about environmental factors that influence snow crystal development and the stability of Colorado's snow pack conditions that create different snow layers
  • Assess terrain, examine snow pack, and measure slope angle
  • Simulate conditions for avalanches and learn about avalanche safety


Academic Standards & Additional Resources


Suggested Grades: 2-5


Group Size: 10-20 students


Available: Winter


Length: 45-60 mins


Location: at your school or American Mountaineering Center


Cost: $5-8/student

* scholarship application available upon registration


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