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Browse Water & Life Resources

Browse Water & Life Resources

Water in the Biosphere
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This lesson helps students learn about the biosphere by making observations and using a dichotomous key.
Water in Earth's Hydrosphere
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This lesson helps students learn about the hydrosphere by making observations and collecting data.
Photo of Earth's oceans from space
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This activity was developed to give participants an understanding of how much and where water is on Earth by participating in a demonstration and using maps.
Connect the Spheres: Earth Systems Interactions
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This activity was developed to give participants an understanding of Earth’s four spheres and how they are connected.
GPM: Too Much, Too Little
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Researchers need accurate and timely rainfall information to better understand and model where and when severe floods, frequent landslides and devastating droughts may occur, and GPM’s global rainfall data will help provide that information.
Wet Wide World Thumbnail
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This video, "Our Wet Wide World", provides an overview of the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission and its goals.
Thumbnail for "For Good Measure" showing Ryan in front of makeshift waves.
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The short video, 'For Good Measure' explains why scientists turn to satellites to get a worldwide view of rainfall.
Water Cycle diagram
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In this webquest, you will learn a little about the GPM mission, and then will focus on the Earth’s water cycle.
Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Sciences
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This booklet presents important information for individuals and communities to understand Earth's climate, impacts of climate change, and approaches for adapting and mitigating change.
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.

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