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GPM Original Resources

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

Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
"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.
Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
Farmers in a field in Pakistan
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Students will learn about how NASA’s Earth observing satellites are helping us better understand Earth’s freshwater resources and help farmers with agriculture.
https://goo.gl/photos/D2nmJvXwfQLfTfuD7
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This lesson uses cubes as a way to graph precipitation data to compare the precipitation averages and seasonal patterns for several different locations. There are several variations to accommodate various ages and ability levels.
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The purpose of this lesson is to provide students with experience creating models of landforms and bodies of water. Students review the characteristics of landforms and bodies of water in an active game, and then make models of these.
Identifying Landforms and Bodies of Water on a Map
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The purpose of this lesson is to expose elementary level students to the practice of “developing and using models” as students explore and identify landforms and bodies of water on a map of the world. It is anticipated that this lesson will take one hour.
Earth Wheel Lesson Plan
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This is the first of three lessons that have been developed to teach students about Earth’s water cycle, the importance of freshwater resources, and how NASA studies water in Earth’s systems.
TRMM image of hurricane Soulik
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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.

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