Did you know that some of the water you drink may have started as snow? Explore how snowmelt becomes water for you and for crops too in Sipping Snow in the Sierras. Plus, you can do a cool experiment and find out how much water snow leaves behind.
Earth Observatory stories highlighted in this issue of EO Kids:
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Mission: Biomes online interactive activity to support learning and awareness of seven terrestrial biomes.
Find out about sea ice and its effects on ecosystems and global climate by looking at how and when it forms on Earth. Plus, learn how different types of water freeze in our “DIY Science” activity: “Saltwater is Cool (Literally).”