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Kathy Nguyen
Schools & Groups
Programs Manager
kathynguyen@cmc.org
303-996-2745

Patrick Collentine
Adventure Course
Program Manager

patrickcollentine@cmc.org
303-996-2750
 

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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