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        Precipitation on Earth

        Observe how precipitation develops, evolves, and moves across the globe with this NASA animation based on data collected by a constellation of satellites. Combined data from all the satellites provides a global view of precipitation. The animation reveals patterns of precipitation, showing where, when, and how it moves on Earth.

        To view the Background Essay and Teaching Tips for this video, go to Support Materials below. This resource was developed through WGBH’s Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms project, in collaboration with NASA. Click here for the full collection of resources.

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