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Show me the Water
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This short video, derived from the Science on a Sphere film "Water Falls", explores how Earth's freshwater resources are allocated and used.
Water's Family Tree: Where Did it Come From?
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Read about the chemistry of water and how scientists believe it formed and came to be found on Earth.
Earth's Water Delivery: No Passport Required
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Water on Earth travels freely, without regard to borders, but it's not evenly distributed around the world, and that distribution is changing as climate changes.
Reading a Rain Gauge
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Rain gauges are the most common tool for measuring rain, but how do they actually work? What are some other ways we measure precipitation?
Precious Freshness
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Humans need freshwater for many purposes, but it's not evenly distributed across our planet, which can create challenges for many communities.
Magnifying glass over a globe.
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Read about why we need to measure precipitation from space, instead of relying solely on ground-based measurements.
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.
hurricane from space
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In this engineering design challenge, students build a tower to resist a simulated hurricane.
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.

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