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NOAA Home Page
This is the home page for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The goal of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is to describe and predict changes in the Earth's environment, and conserve and wisely manage the Nation's coastal and marine resources. This page provides access to the many component organizations, educational resources, and opportunities at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Some of the resources include: weather forecasts, threats assessment, excessive heat outlook, heat and drought awareness, fire satellite images, and current weather satellite images. In addition, it contains news stories related to current atmospheric and oceanic issues as well as media advisories.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
    • Report
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Dataset:
    • Modeled
Subject:
  • Agricultural science
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
  • Policy issues
  • Space science
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The materials contained on these pages are in the public domain and can not be copyrighted. When any of these materials are used, credit must be given to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric administration/Department of Commerce unless otherwise instructed to give credit to another source.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-719
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
http://www.noaa.gov/index.html