GPM Original Resources

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

GPM Launch Animation
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This animation shows the launch and deployment of the GPM Core Observatory. GPM is scheduled to launch in 2014 on an H-IIA rocket in Japan.
Person getting water at an oasis
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Part 4 of a 4 part webquest that teaches the basics of precipitation science and technology. Prepares students for the GPM Anime Contest.
GPM satellite and constellation
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Part 3 of a 4 part webquest that teaches the basics of precipitation science and technology. Prepares students for the GPM Anime Contest.
Three lightning bolts strike above Washington DC - by Brian Allen
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Part 2 of a 4 part webquest that teaches the basics of precipitation science and technology. Prepares students for the GPM Anime Contest.
Photo of a drop of water rippling in a pond
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Part 1 of a 4 part webquest that teaches the basics of precipitation science. Prepares students for the GPM Anime Contest.
Graph showing the distribution of Earth's freshwater resources
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This classroom activity (originally developed for the GPM Poster) will teach students about the value of Earth's freshwater resources and how important it is to study how water is transferred and stored.
GPM Poster showing the GPM core observatory and constellation satellites
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This poster for the Global Precipitation Measurement mission (GPM) shows the GPM Core Observatory and constellation satellites on the front, and GPM information and educational activities on the back.
Front page of lithograph showing the GPM core
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An informational lithograph / handout which shows images of the GPM Core Observatory and constellation satellites, and explains the goals and methods of the GPM mission.
Front of GPM droplet handout
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Educational handout in the shape of a raindrop. The front shows a diagram of the water cycle, and the back has information about GPM and facts about water.
Screenshot from solar deployment test
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This and other similar tests will verify the deployment function of the GPM Core Observatory solar arrays in ambient condition.

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