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Browse 6 - 8 Resources

Browse 6 - 8 Resources

GRACE water map
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This My NASA Data lesson plan takes students through data from the GRACE satellite mission to help them understand where regions around the globe may experience a change in their freshwater availability.
Chart of tropical cyclones by latitude
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In this lesson, students will learn how to compare data displays related to tropical cyclones to identify patterns and relationships in the data. They will be able to create their own data displays or use the ones provided.
Photo of hurricane from space
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Learn all about hurricanes, the most violent storms on Earth.
Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
Chart of IMERG monthly rainfall totals
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Did you know NASA has satellites that observe rain and snow all over the world? With this activity you can access NASA data to see how much precipitation was observed by satellites for your location any time from June 2000 to the present.
Satellite image of a hurricane.
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Use this iQuest to find out about predictions for the 2019 hurricane season and discover how hurricanes form. You will also learn how NASA satellite data is being used to help predict, monitor, and respond to these deadly storms.
Dive Into a 360-View of Hurricane Maria
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For the first time in 360 degrees, this data visualization takes you inside a hurricane. The precipitation satellite has an advanced radar that measures both liquid and frozen water. Click and drag to look around.
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Requires access to a 3D printer. Learn how to use our 3D printed GPM data to teach about the structure of storms.
Using GPM and Other NASA EOS Data to Understand Vector-borne Disease
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In this webquest you will learn how vectors- like mosquitoes and ticks- can indeed cause sickness and in some cases even death. You will explore some resources to learn more about these diseases and how you can help with efforts to reduce them.
A New Multi-dimensional View of a Hurricane
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NASA researchers use a combination of satellite observations to re-create multi-dimensional pictures of hurricanes and other major storms in order to study complex atmospheric interactions. In this video, they applied those techniques to Hurricane Matthew

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