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Common measure definitions

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Educators
Number of educators who participated in NOAA-supported professional development programs. Leading outcome: Number of educators who intend to integrate what they learned in NOAA-supported professional development programs. Lagging outcome: Number of educators who integrated what they learned in NOAA-supported professional development programs.
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P-12 students
Number of P-12 students who participated in NOAA-supported formal education programs.
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Postsecondary students
Number of postsecondary students trained in NOAA-mission related sciences through NOAA-funded higher education programs.
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Informal education
Number of youth and adults who participated in NOAA-supported informal education programs.
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Visitor attendance
Number of people that visit museums, aquariums, and other informal education institutions hosting NOAA-supported exhibits or programs.
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Institutions with increased educational capacity
Number of institutions with increased educational capacity through NOAA-supported education programs or hosting exhibits.
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Education websites
Number of website visitors to NOAA Education websites that support a broad spectrum of educational activities and provide critical information to the Nation.
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Stewardship definitions
Human actions can have a profound impact on natural systems. Challenge students to develop a stewardship project.