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The higher the heat, the faster the atoms will vibrate and break up into a liquid. but when freezing the atoms move slower and freeze because it is below the freezing point.

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Q: How does the heat effects the melting of the snow?
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What is best for melting snow and ice?

Definitely heat, or salt

When snow melts what happens to temp?

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Why does the north heat up most due to global warming?

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Is melting snow into water chemical or physical change?

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