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Education

Educators, students, and curious people everywhere — come explore the ocean and atmosphere.
Students and their families explore NOAA data at the Miami Museum of Science.
Courtesy of Juan Manuel Garcia Studio/Miami Museum of Science
A father and daughter enjoy a kayak trip in NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
About NOAA Education //

The NOAA Education Portal is your one-stop shop to connect with learning and teaching resources about the ocean and atmosphere. Discover curricula, lesson plans, and real-time data to bring NOAA science into your classroom. Explore opportunities for educators and students of all levels. Apply for competitive funding for education projects.

Our Mission

To educate and inspire the nation to use science toward improving ocean and coastal stewardship, increasing safety and resilience to environmental hazards, and preparing a future workforce to support NOAA’s mission.
58 million
people visited informal education institutions hosting NOAA supported exhibits or programs that enhance stewardship and promote decision making in FY17.
450
institutions increased educational capacity through NOAA-funded interpretive/educational centers, exhibits, or programs in FY17.
2.5 million
people participated in NOAA supported informal education programs that enhance stewardship and promote informed decision making in FY17.
450,000
preK-12 students participated in NOAA supported formal education programs that enhance understanding and use of NOAA science and other resources in FY17.
25,000
educators participated in NOAA supported professional development programs in FY17.
44 million
visits to NOAA Education websites that support a broad spectrum of educational activities and provide critical information to the nation in FY17.
4,400
postsecondary students trained in NOAA-mission related sciences through NOAA-funded higher education programs in FY17.
790
postsecondary degrees in NOAA-related disciplines awarded to students who were supported by NOAA in higher education programs in FY17.