Browse Informal Resources

Browse Informal Resources

TRMM image of a tropical cyclone
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This website offer teachers and their students some background on how NASA is supporting the study of Earth's weather systems. There is a good image of TRMM data being used to understand tropical storms, and links to other websites with additional info.
Thumbnail for Melting Ice, Rising Seas, showing ice and title text
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Using satellites, lasers, and radar in space, and dedicated researchers on the ground, NASA is studying the Earth's ice and water to better understand how sea level rise might affect us all.
"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.
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.
A diagram of the water cycle provided by USGS
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A diagram of the water cycle showing evaporation, condensation, precipitation and more.
Fields in a farm
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Video that explores how climate change will impact agriculture.
Thumbnail for Our World: Snowflakes
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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.
Thumbnail for Our World: Cool Clouds
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Learn how clouds are formed and watch an experiment to make a cloud using liquid nitrogen.
Thumbnail showing animation of the water cycle
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This animation shows one molecule of water completing the hydrologic cycle.

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