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written by Kenneth Libbrecht
This webpage from SnowCrystals.com provides instructions for growing ice spikes in ordinary freezer. The page explains the physics of growing these spikes and concludes useful information on water purity and growing temperature. Related photos and drawings are provided.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Modern Physics
- Condensed Matter
= Crystal Structure
- Informal Education
- High School
- Reference Material
= Article
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
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Keywords: Crystal, Snowflake
Record Creator: Metadata instance created February 28, 2012 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Feb 28, 2012 by Ed Lee
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December 16, 2004
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AIP Format
K. Libbrecht, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/icespikes/icespikes.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
K. Libbrecht, Ice Spikes (2004), <http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/icespikes/icespikes.htm>.
APA Format
Libbrecht, K. (2004, December 16). Ice Spikes. Retrieved July 30, 2014, from http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/icespikes/icespikes.htm
Chicago Format
Libbrecht, Kenneth. Ice Spikes. December 16, 2004. http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/icespikes/icespikes.htm (accessed 30 July 2014).
MLA Format
Libbrecht, Kenneth. Ice Spikes. 2004. 16 Dec. 2004. 30 July 2014 <http://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/icespikes/icespikes.htm>.
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