Educators, students, and curious people everywhere — come explore the ocean and atmosphere.
Students and their families explore NOAA data at the Miami Museum of Science.
Courtesy of Juan Manuel Garcia Studio/Miami Museum of Science
A father and daughter enjoy a kayak trip in NOAA's Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
About NOAA Education //

NOAA takes an “all hands on deck” approach to education. The NOAA education community includes programs, offices, partners, and passionate individuals that represent all of NOAA’s mission areas. We are located across the country and around the world. We work to bring you educational resources and opportunities that support NOAA's mission of science, service, and stewardship. 

Our Mission

To educate and inspire the nation to use science toward improving ocean and coastal stewardship, increasing safety and resilience to environmental hazards, and preparing a future workforce to support NOAA’s mission.
61 million
people visited informal education institutions hosting NOAA supported exhibits or programs that enhance stewardship and promote decision making in FY15.
institutions increased educational capacity through NOAA-funded interpretive/educational centers, exhibits or programs in FY15.
2.6 million
people participated in NOAA supported informal education programs that enhance stewardship and promote informed decision making in FY15.
preK-12 students participated in NOAA supported formal education programs that enhance understanding and use of NOAA science and other resources in FY15.
educators participated in NOAA supported professional development programs that enhance understanding and use of NOAA science and other resources in FY15.
31 million
people visited NOAA Education websites that support a broad spectrum of educational activities and provide critical information to the nation in FY15.
postsecondary students were trained in NOAA-related sciences through NOAA-funded higher education programs that prepare students for career paths at NOAA and related organizations in FY15.
postsecondary degrees in NOAA-related disciplines awarded to students who were supported by NOAA in higher education programs in FY15.