Browse Water Cycle Resources

Browse Water Cycle Resources

Rain Gauge Activity
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In this hands-on inquiry-based activity, students face an engineering challenge based on real-world applications. They are tasked with developing a tool they can use to measure the amount of rain that falls each day.
GPM Mission Brochure cover
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This 17 page flyer provides an overview of the GPM Mission. It describes the technologies used to measure precipitation and the missions scientific goals and societal applications.
Freshwater Availability Speaker's Toolkit
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This Speaker ToolKit has been designed to allow presenters (scientists, engineers, etc.) to easily present to an elementary and/or middle school audience about the importance of freshwater availability.
Satellite image of Hurricane Guillaume
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In this lesson, students will learn about hurricanes as a natural hazard. They will learn about technologies that have been developed to mitigate their devastating effects.
CoCoRaHS Volunteers with rain gauges (image credit: CoCoRaHS)
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CoCoRaHS is a Citizen Science organization that helps participants collect and share precipitation data. They also assist teachers in learning how to install and use rain gauges with their students. Learn how to collect and submit measurements to CoCoRaHS
Cleaning water thumbnail
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Design and build a water filtration system and collect data to compare water before and after filtration.
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.

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