Browse Precipitation Resources

Browse Precipitation Resources

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Learn about precipitation and how clouds are formed. Find out why scientists study clouds and how you can help NASA collect cloud observation data as part of the Students' Cloud Observation OnLine, or S'COOL, Project.
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Students then collect and analyze data about the size and shapes of raindrops. Students have the opportunity to compare a 2-D representation to a 3-D representation to understand why scientists use multiple sources of data to study Earth Systems.
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A summary of the GPM Cold-season Precipitation Experiment, which took place in January and February 2012 in Ontario, Canada.
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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.
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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.
Investigating the Climate System: Precipitation
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A downloadable PDF lesson plan which explores precipitation's role in the climate system.

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