Education at home

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Art activities

“Ocean Sunfish (Mola mola)” by Chan P.Y., Grade 12, is a winner of the Marine Art Contest 2019. Winning art is posted on the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary website.

Looking for a creative outlet? Sharpen your colored pencils, grab your favorite markers, or dip into your paint palettes with these coloring pages and art contests from NOAA programs!

Background reading

In this photo from the National Severe Storms Laboratory, a Hollings mentor and scholar look over materials.

If you want to dig a little deeper into one of our subject areas, this is the place to start! Explore information on weather, climate, the ocean, and coasts. Pages come with a suggested reading level.

Citizen science

Walking down a bike path in Boulder, Colorado, three citizen scientists collect data on the Earth's magnetic field using the CrowdMag cellphone app.

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 sometimes things you already have at home, you can participate in many different kinds of projects. 

Educational mailing lists

NOAA is marking its 50th Anniversary on October 3! This graphic depicts photos that represent just some of our diverse mission areas, which range from the surface of the sun to the bottom of the ocean.  Download the full image at

Looking for the latest news, educator activities, or products coming out of the different NOAA offices? Sign up for one or more of our mailing lists! 

Experiments and activities

At "Take Your Child To Work Day" the NOAA family was invited to bring their kids to work at the Silver Spring, Maryland, campus on April 25, 2019. This activity involves building a boat with a piece of aluminum foil that can hold the weight of as many paperclips as possible!

Looking to test a hypothesis? Want to build something new? Hoping to try out a new game? These experiments and activities will flex your brain while you're having fun!

Lessons and curricula

A student contemplates her Climate Action Plan during the 2018 Catskill Youth Climate Summit

With hundreds of online lessons and activities to choose from, it can be tricky for educators and parents to know where to start when working with students who are learning from home. Here, we’re keeping it simple with this shortlist of lessons and activities that work particularly well for remote learning.

Mobile resources

Beth Russell with NOAA’s Global Systems Laboratory demonstrates how easy it is to use the SOSx mobile application on a tablet.

Using a mobile device? The resources in this collection were designed specifically for mobile use or have full or near-full functionality on a mobile device.

Upcoming and archived webinars

A student participant virtually joins fisheries and aquaculture specialist Abigail Archer from Woods Hole Sea Grant for the NOAA Live! 4 Kids webinar, “Swimming Upstream with River Herring.”

NOAA has an incredible library of live and archived webinars, especially for educators and students! With themes like satellite monitoring, hurricane hunters, and deep-sea dives, our webinars have you covered from the surface of the sun to the bottom of the ocean floor. Bookmark your favorite series because new videos will be added as soon as they are available. 

Videos and podcasts

NOAA Ocean Today Coral Comeback.

Fascinating videos and podcasts are being produced by many NOAA offices. Dive into these collections to learn more about animals, the environment, satellite monitoring, and much more!