Browse ESS2.A Resources

Browse ESS2.A Resources

Investigating the Climate System: Winds
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores the role of wind in Earth systems.
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores clouds and their role in Earth systems.
GCPEx logo on a snowy background
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A summary of the GPM Cold-season Precipitation Experiment, which took place in January and February 2012 in Ontario, Canada.
Polar sea ice
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The Water and Energy Cycle Focus Area studies the distribution, transport and transformation of water and energy within the Earth System.
Fields in a farm
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Video that explores how climate change will impact agriculture.
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Find out how you can help NASA scientists study different types of snowflakes to learn about the atmosphere and changes in climate.
Waves crashing on the rocks
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This video explains what the water cycle is and how important it is to life on earth.
Investigating the Climate System: Precipitation
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores precipitation's role in the climate system.
A NASA engineer removing the DPR from its shipping container
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Engineers from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. oversee the arrival and unpacking of the dual-frequency Precipitation Radar.
Basic illustration of air pressure on a raindrop
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This article teaches how a drop of rain changes shape as it falls through the atmosphere.

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