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The NOAA Photo Library has been built so as to capture the work, observations, and studies that are carried on by the scientists, engineers, commissioned officers, and administrative personnel that make up this complex and scientifically diverse agency.
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Photostream and albums from NOAA's Photo Library
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The National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) is truly the Nation's weather and climate observing network of, by and for the people. More than 11,000 volunteers take observations on farms, in urban and suburban areas, National Parks, seashores, and mountaintops. The data are...
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This site teaches students about Hurricanes, winter storms, tornados, thunder and lightning and floods. This site also contains activities that teachers can use with their students.
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This program sends preK-college teachers, museum and aquarium educators, and adult education teachers to sea aboard NOAA research and survey ships. Participants conduct fisheries research, oceanographic research, or hydrographic surveys under the tutelege of NOAA scientists. Following their voyages...
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NOAA Climate.gov provides science and information for a climate-smart nation. Americans' health, security, and economic well-being are closely linked to climate and weather. People want and need information to help them make decisions on how to manage climate-related risks and opportunities they...
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Held at NOAA's Seattle Sand Point facility each July, NOAA Science Camp offers opportunities for middle and high school students. In the middle school science camp, students engage in fun, hands-on activities that explore the mysteries of our oceans and atmosphere. The High School Junior Leadership...
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Science On a Sphere® (SOS) is a room sized, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a six foot diameter sphere, analogous to a giant animated globe. Researchers at NOAA developed Science On a Sphere® as an educational tool to help illustrate...
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NCEI is the world's largest provider of weather and climate data. Land-based, marine, model, radar, weather balloon, satellite, and paleoclimatic are just a few of the types of datasets available. Detailed descriptions of the products available.
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Published in 2017
"All in a day's work for the people of NOAA as they put science, technology, and engineering to work for you. Every day, NOAA helps people with local weather forecasts, tornado warnings, oil spill cleanup, high quality seafood, navigation tools, and many other services. NOAA is also a leader in...
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NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. Our reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them.
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Published in 2019
Each year, the NOAA Marine Debris Program sponsors a nationwide art contest in an effort to get children thinking about how they can keep debris out of the ocean. Kindergartners through 8th graders from all over the country submit artwork depicting the marine debris problem, and the program selects...
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High resolution satellite map of global vegetation patterns.
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NOAA View Explorer provides hundreds of data variables within a single interface, allowing the user to browse, interrogate, and download resources from NOAA's archives.
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These comprehensive lesson plans present NOAA science through activities using online data from NOAA, and other trusted websites. The lessons are correlated to national Science Education Standards and the Ocean Literacy Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts. The lessons are designed to...
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View NOAA water levels at a station near you.
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The NOAA Climate Stewards Education Project (CSEP) provides formal and informal educators working with elementary through university age students with sustained professional development, collaborative tools, and support to build a climate-literate public actively engaged in climate stewardship. CSEP...
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This online guide has photos, streaming video, and biological information for more than 100 marine sanctuaries nationwide, including sites in the Channel Islands, Florida Keys, Monterey Bay, Olympic Coast, and Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Read a short description of each sanctuary, then click on...
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Download an assortment of puzzles, brain-teasers, coloring activities, and formal curricula from NOAA's Marine Debris Program. Grades 1-12.
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Stay up-to-date on resources and materials that bring the excitement and wonder of ocean exploration and discoveries into K-12 classrooms. Created by NOAA's Office of Exploration and Research (OER), the page's recent posts reflect a wide range of available resources, highlighting everything from...
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