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NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)


Lesson Plans

Grades 6 and above:

These lessons plans show educators and students how use real scientific data to explore some of Earth's dynamic processes and understand the impact of environmental events on a regional or global scale.

Coral Bleaching
El Nino
Ocean Acidification
Sea Level Rise
Water Quality
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Learn about Climate Science
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Teach with a World of Data from NOAA View

Teach with a World of Data from NOAA View

This online educational tool offers a one-stop shop for breath-taking satellite imagery and engaging data products designed to give users a better understanding of the environmental and weather phenomena that shape our planet.

Teacher Opportunities

The NOAA education website provides information about opportunities that are available to educators, including the NOAA Teachers at Sea and Climate Stewards programs.

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Student Opportunities

Interested in an internship or career in NOAA? The NOAA education website offers a variety of opportunities for students, including the NOAA Educational Partnership Program, the Hollings Scholarship, the Nancy Foster Scholarship, and information about how to become involved in your local Weather Forecast Office.



Have you ever wondered how much a satellite weighs or where the sky ends and space begins? If so, you've come to the right place.


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Want to learn on how weather satellites are built, how NOAA spacecraft inform the nation's weather forecasts, or how GOES-R will get into orbit? Then check out these fun, informative videos! 


Games and Apps

These games and interactive activities highlight the science behind NOAA's efforts to understand and protect the planet's natural resources. 


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Continuing Education

Whether it is for personal interest or professional development, there are many ways to continue your education.

The COMET Program creates environmental science education and training curriculum to disseminate and enhance scientific knowledge in the environmental sciences, particularly meteorology, but also including diverse areas such as oceanography, hydrology, space weather, and emergency management.

AMS Short Courses are designed to educate and build careers of the next generation of atmospheric, oceanic, hydrologic scientists, and professionals.


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