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Browse Outreach Resources

Browse Outreach Resources

Video Tour of the Precipitation Education Website
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A quick video walkthrough of the major features of the GPM Precipitation Education website, including how to browse and search for educational resources.
STEM Careers Exploration
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A presentation and capture sheet to help students explore career options in STEM fields, at NASA and beyond.
Worldwide Rain Gauges Animation
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A simple illustrative comparison of the number of rain gauges active worldwide.
GPM: Engineering Next Generation Observations of Rain and Snow
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Overview of the engineering behind building and testing the GPM Core Observatory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Rain EnGAUGE Logo
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Celebrate the launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission by hosting a GPM Rain EnGAUGE Event – a family science night at your school, outdoor education center, library or museum.
The Anatomy of a Raindrop
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Contrary to popular belief, raindrops are not tear shaped and are actually shaped like the top of a hamburger bun, round on the top and flat on the bottom. This new video from GPM explains why.
Rain Gauge Activity
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In this hands-on inquiry-based activity, students face an engineering challenge based on real-world applications. They are tasked with developing a tool they can use to measure the amount of rain that falls each day.
Photo of the GPM Core Observatory Paper Model
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Build a paper model of the GPM Core Observatory and learn about the technology the satellite will use to measure precipitation from space.
GPM "Unique Perspectives" Contest
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NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement mission wants to see your photos and videos of precipitation from unique perspectives! There are many ways to view precipitation.
GPM Mission Brochure cover
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This 17 page flyer provides an overview of the GPM Mission. It describes the technologies used to measure precipitation and the missions scientific goals and societal applications.

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