Upcoming and archived webinars

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. 

A student watches a live webinar from a laptop.
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.” (Lindsey Williams)

Live webinars

Explore our calendar of upcoming live webinars to find information about the webinars as well as how to register for them. The calendar is available in the following time zones:


Archived webinars

Discover our archived webinars below.

Bite-sized Science webinar series offsite link

Presented by Florida Sea Grant offsite link
For 6th grade - college students, educators, wildlife/habitat management employees, everyone

These 30-minute webinars are presented by Florida Sea Grant extension agents and specialists. They focus on marine and coastal science topics, specifically related to Florida. Recordings of past webinars are available. 
30 minutes, plus Q&A

CIRES/NOAA Science@Home offsite link

Presented by CIRES Education & Outreach offsite link
For 6th - 12th grade, educators

The CIRES/NOAA Science-at-Home webinars connect middle and high school classrooms in the virtual/remote learning landscape with Earth scientists. Topics include sea ice, glaciers, hurricanes, wildfires, remote sensing, climate change, and more. The archived webinar videos can be found below the listing of the upcoming webinars.
20 - 30 minutes

Coastal Ecosystem Learning Center (CELC) Aquaculture Education webinar series

Presented by Coastal Ecosystem Learning Center Network
For educators (especially informal), scientists, adults

The CELC Aquaculture Initiative is designed to connect NOAA resources and experts and aquarium educators so that they can better communicate aquaculture science and issues to the public. The webinar series is a quarterly event, where various aquaculture experts talk about a variety of issues, from how seafood helps with public health to the science of breeding corals or saving an endangered mollusc. Anyone is welcome to attend. 
60 minutes

Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE offsite link

Presented by Florida Sea Grant offsite link
For everyone

Learn about smart seafood choices, sustainable fisheries, and the health benefits of eating a diet rich in seafood. Explore the seasonality of Florida seafood and what can be substituted if a certain product is not available at your local market.

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20 - 30 minutes

H.O.M.E.S. at Home webinar series offsite link

Presented by Michigan Sea Grant offsite link
For 2nd - 8th grade students, parents/guardians

Join Michigan Sea Grant for a series of fun-filled, family-friendly videos jam-packed full of Great Lakes (Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior or “H.O.M.E.S.”) fun facts, activity suggestions for your family, and daily challenges. Each video provides a high-energy experience that engages people of all ages in learning about the Great Lakes and activities you can do right at home! Anyone who completes five challenges will be emailed a Great Lakes Jr. Scientist certificate to print and proudly display at home. 
30 minutes

Hurricanes at Home! webinar series

Presented by the National Hurricane Center
For 4th - 8th grade students

This webinar series from the National Hurricane Center features forecasters from local NWS Weather Forecast Offices, flight directors and other personnel from the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center, the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters, and international meteorological agencies.
60 minutes

Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) Practitioner webinar series

Presented by NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
For educators

The MWEE Practitioner Webinar Series is hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Program and the NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office to advance practice around delivering Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences across the region.
60 minutes

National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series

Presented by Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
For educators

The National Marine Sanctuaries Webinar Series provides educators with educational and scientific expertise, resources and training to support ocean and climate literacy in the classroom. This series targets formal and informal educators that are engaging students (elementary through college) in formal classroom settings, as well as members of the community in informal educational venues (e.g., after school programs, science centers, aquariums, etc.).
60 minutes

NEDTalks: NOAA Environmental Data Talks

Presented by NOAA Satellite and Information Service
For scientists, adults

Learn more about the many applications of environmental data from NOAA and our partners, including how data can be transformed into visualizations to tell a story.
20 - 30 minutes

NOAA Live! 4 Kids offsite link

Presented by Woods Hole Sea Grant offsite link and NOAA Regional Collaboration
For 2nd - 8th grade students

This webinar series was developed by NOAA's Regional Collaboration Network and Woods Hole Sea Grant at WHOI in response to the COVID school closures. The series ran live from March 16th - June 12th, 2020. Each webinar features a different NOAA expert/topic and a moderated question and answers session throughout so that students could get a peek at what our NOAA scientists do in all the various NOAA offices. They range in geography, content, and NOAA line office focus but are all designed to engage the students, answer their questions, and give them a glimpse of possible career options.
A YouTube playlist is also available.
Captions available in English and Spanish.
60 minutes

NOAA Live! Pacific Islands Interactive Webinar Series

Presented by NOAA Pacific Islands Region
For 2nd - 8th grade students

Interactive webinar series featuring NOAA experts from the Pacific Islands region. The webinars are designed to engage students with interactive polls, Q&A, follow-up activities, and give them a glimpse into potential NOAA careers.
60 minutes

NOAA Planet Stewards

Presented by National Ocean Service
For educators, 9th grade - college students, everyone

NOAA Planet Stewards Webinars are live broadcasts given by nationally recognized NOAA and NOAA partner scientists, educators and communicators. These events provide knowledge and resources that help educators build their understanding of NOAA related science as well as their pedagogic and communication skills.
60 minutes

Ocean Today: Deeper Dive

Presented by NOAA Ocean Today
For 6th - 10th grade students, educators, parents, everyone

The NOAA Ocean Today: Deeper Dive is a monthly webinar airing on or around the full moon. The show is hosted by Symone Barkley, an educator and marine biologist from the National Aquarium, and features other guests from NOAA and elsewhere. Each month features a different ocean topic, such as marine archaeology, beach safety, and hurricanes. During the live webinar, viewers are engaged with videos from the Ocean Today collection, interactive polls, hands-on activities, and a chance to ask questions of our experts.
40 - 60 minutes

Sanctuaries LIVE Interactions

Presented by Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
For educators

​Live events, tailored for students and run through Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, will connect viewers with national marine sanctuary experts in research, education, and exploration in real time. Through the following programs, you will be able to learn about national marine sanctuaries and ask questions to leading experts in their field.
A YouTube playlist is also available. 
60 minutes

Science on a Sphere Explorer™ demo videos

For 6th grade - college students, educators, adults

A pocket-sized version of NOAA’s Science On a Sphere®, the SOS Explorer™ (SOSx) mobile app animates the world right on your smartphone. With the switch to distance learning, the NOAA Global Systems Laboratory education team has been demonstrating how easy it is to use SOSx to do mini-lessons.
5 - 30 minutes

Weather 101 webinars

Presented by the National Weather Service
For K - college students, educators, everyone

Dig into dozens of presentations of weather science and safety and a variety of hazards and topics from clouds to severe weather to weather balloons and much more.
30 - 60 minutes