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 Cycle Speaker's Toolkit
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This Speaker ToolKit has been designed to allow presenters (scientists, engineers, etc.) to easily present to an elementary and/or middle school audience about the water cycle.
Freshwater Availability Speaker's Toolkit
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This Speaker ToolKit has been designed to allow presenters (scientists, engineers, etc.) to easily present to an elementary and/or middle school audience about the importance of freshwater availability.
The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (GPM) Lesson
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In this activity students learn the purpose of the GPM mission, the parts of the satellite and their functions and build an edible model of the satellite.
Illustration of conserving water
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This lesson helps students think about ways humans use freshwater and how we can conserve this natural resource.
Satellite image of Hurricane Guillaume
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In this lesson, students will learn about hurricanes as a natural hazard. They will learn about technologies that have been developed to mitigate their devastating effects.
Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data
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Students will learn about measuring precipitation on the ground and using satellites, and use satellite data to analyze the reason for the monsoon weather pattern in India.
Water in the Geosphere
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This lesson helps students learn about the geosphere by making observations and collecting data.
Erosion and Landslides
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Students will investigate the effect of different types of soil on how quickly a landslide occurs and how much mass is moved. They will then relate that information to TRMM/GPM data about rainfall and areas currently at risk of suffering a landslide.
Water in the Biosphere
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This lesson helps students learn about the biosphere by making observations and using a dichotomous key.
Water in Earth's Hydrosphere
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This lesson helps students learn about the hydrosphere by making observations and collecting data.

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