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Browse Weather and Climate Resources

Browse Weather and Climate Resources

"The Oceans Green Machines" title text with plankton in background
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Earths climate is changing at an unprecedented rate, and as our home planet warms, so does the ocean. Warming waters have big consequences for phytoplankton and for the planet.
Tropical cyclone viewed from above
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Teaches about what a tropical cyclone is, and how "Hurricane", "Typhoon", and "Cyclone" are all different words for the same phenomena.
Investigating the Climate System: Energy Cycle
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores Earth's energy cycle.
Investigating the Climate System: Weather
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores the role of weather in Earth systems.
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.
Instrument at GCPEx
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GPM Deputy Project Scientist Gail Skofronick-Jackson discusses GPM's snowfall measurement capabilities and the challenges of measuring snow.
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Learn how clouds are formed and watch an experiment to make a cloud using liquid nitrogen.
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An activity in which students will cut and fold paper to create a 3D sphere which displays precipitation climatology.

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