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Browse Weather Resources

Browse Weather Resources

OLYMPEX Advanced Data Analysis Exercise
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This data exercise has students look up precipitation ground data and satellite data for a site in Washington State and do a comparison using a data table and a graph. The activity is expected to take about 45 minutes.
Assessing Drought in the United States
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This short animation from the Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network shows how decision makers use a variety of data and in-person reports to assess the drought conditions across the United States.
Water Falls - Getting the Big Picture.vtt
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The second spinoff video for the Science on a Sphere film "Water Falls." This video looks at the uses and advantages of remote sensing.
Beautiful Earth: Hurricanes
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GPM Application Science Lead, Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, discusses how GPM observes hurricanes from space, as well as the formation process and properties of these hurricanes.
GPM's First Global Rainfall and Snowfall Map
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GPM Project Scientist Dr. Gail Skofronick-Jackson and Deputy Project Scientist Dr. George Huffman narrate a look at the new GPM IMERG global dataset.
GPM Master Teachers and Pilot Teachers showed their students the data animation depicting six months of global precipitation, and asked their students to share their questions for NASA scientists about this new global portrait of rain and snow.
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GPM Master Teachers and Pilot Teachers showed their students the data animation depicting six months of global precipitation, and asked their students to share their questions for NASA scientists about this new global portrait of rain and snow.
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=11784
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NASA and JAXA released the first images captured by their newest Earth-observing satellite, the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory, which launched into space Feb. 27, 2014.
https://twitter.com/kevinkusatsu
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A video describing how the GPM constellation turns observed radiances and reflectivities of global precipitation into data products.
Exploring Climate Science: A Snow Study
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This curriculum for 5th grade was designed to help students measure basic snow properties through science techniques, and focus on the connection between snowfall in the Sierra Nevada and water availability in the rest of California ...
 http://www.nps.gov/depo/forteachers/classrooms/upload/Entire-5th-Grade-Curriculum-Unit-3.pdf
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This curriculum for 9th grade was designed to help students develop and understanding of climate change, how scientists study climate change, and what can be done locally to address climate change issues.

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