Opportunities and resources from across NOAA for students, educators, and curious people everywhere.

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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.

 

NOAA’s mission of Science, Service, and Stewardship is emboldened by our educational opportunities for students, educators, and grantees. Learn more at noaa.gov/education.

Our vision

An informed society that uses ocean, coastal, Great Lakes, weather, and climate science to make the best social, economic, and environmental decisions.

Formal education
331,000
preK-12 students
participated in NOAA-supported formal education programs in fiscal year 2021.
Higher education
783
postsecondary degrees
were awarded to NOAA- supported students in higher education programs in fiscal year 2021.
Informal education
1.2 M
youth and adults
participated in NOAA-supported informal education programs in fiscal year 2021.
496

institutions increased educational capacity through NOAA-funded centers, exhibits, or programs in fiscal year 2021.

1.2 million

youth and adults participated in NOAA-supported informal education programs in fiscal year 2021.

331,000

preK-12 students participated in NOAA-supported formal education programs in fiscal year 2021.

44,000

educators participated in NOAA-supported professional development programs in fiscal year 2021.

48.7 million

visits were made to NOAA Education websites in fiscal year 2021.

4,300

postsecondary students were trained through NOAA-funded higher education programs in fiscal year 2021.

783

degrees were awarded to NOAA-supported students in higher education programs in fiscal year 2021.