GPM Original Resources

This is a collection of all of the original videos and educational resources that have been developed by the GPM staff.

Water Falls - Getting the Big Picture.vtt
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The second spinoff video for the Science on a Sphere film "Water Falls." This video looks at the uses and advantages of remote sensing.
GPM's First Global Rainfall and Snowfall Map
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GPM Project Scientist Dr. Gail Skofronick-Jackson and Deputy Project Scientist Dr. George Huffman narrate a look at the new GPM IMERG global dataset.
GPM Master Teachers and Pilot Teachers showed their students the data animation depicting six months of global precipitation, and asked their students to share their questions for NASA scientists about this new global portrait of rain and snow.
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GPM Master Teachers and Pilot Teachers showed their students the data animation depicting six months of global precipitation, and asked their students to share their questions for NASA scientists about this new global portrait of rain and snow.
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A video describing how the GPM constellation turns observed radiances and reflectivities of global precipitation into data products.
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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXxMrIpMV5c
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Step by step instructions and a parts list to build your own LEGO model of the GPM Core Observatory.
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.
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.
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.
"Survivor: Earth" Lesson Plan Series
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These original GPM lessons have been developed to teach students about local and global water issues. . They are hands on activities that are done largely outdoors, and which include scientific data collection and analysis and integrate technology.

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