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To make a rain gauge, you need a 2-liter plastic bottle, duct tape, scissors, a laminated paper ruler, small pebbles, water and a marker. The process takes approximately 10 minutes or less and creates a functional rain g...

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Although the Chinese government has stated that rainfall measurements were recorded as early as 3,000 years ago during the Chou dynasty, the first instrument designed specifically to collect and measure rainfall was inve...

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To read a rain gauge, view the rain level, note the closest marking and carefully determine the measurement. While reading the gauge is easy, mistakes can occur.

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To read a rain gauge, view the rain level, note the closest marking and carefully determine the measurement. While reading the gauge is easy, mistakes can occur.

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Acid rain occurs when sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are released into the air where they rise and mix with water, oxygen and other chemicals. Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides dissolve very easily in water and can ...

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Precipitation occurs when water-laden air cools, causing the water to condense back into its liquid form and fall as rain. In order to acquire the water in the first place, warm air must flow over a body of water. When t...

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Acid rain causes acidification of bodies of water such as lakes and streams. It can also contribute to damage to trees at high elevations and forest soils. Also, the decay of buildings is accelerated, as paint and buildi...

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