Resource collections

Resources to help integrate NOAA science into formal and informal education.

Education resources are distributed across many websites and program offices at NOAA and partner websites. This portal is designed to help you access these resources from one location. Materials are organized by themes aligned with common teaching topics. Learn more about how we designed these collections. 

Featured resource collection:
Citizen science

Want to get involved in scientific processes? With citizen science projects, you and your students can collect and interpret data that will be used to help better understand our Earth and Earth systems. With your computer or mobile device, low cost materials, or things you already have at home, you can participate in many different kinds of projects. 

Ocean & coasts

Physical and chemical processes of ocean and coastal areas.

Weather & atmosphere

Earth's climate system and concepts related to climate variability.


Earth's climate system and concepts related to climate variability.

Marine life

Biology, habits, and threats to organisms that live in aquatic environments.


Sources, processes, and threats to freshwater environments and drinking water.

Elementary science

Bring NOAA resources to your kindergarten through fifth-grade students.

Data resources for educators

Lesson plans featuring NOAA data, as well as real-time and historical data in a variety of formats. 

Education at home

A special collection of materials for anyone working with students at home: Distance learning educators, homeschool teachers, and parents.

Special topics

Conference resources

Additional resources