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FY14 NOAA Education Accomplishments Report

LEADERSHIP: FY14 NOAA Education Accomplishments Report

The FY14 NOAA Education Accomplishments Report highlights 36 stories from across NOAA education programs. The stories illustrate how the education community is working towards its goals of increasing the public’s environmental literacy and developing a diverse workforce in science, technology, engineering, and math....(read more)


Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

OUTREACH:On Thursday, April 23, 2015 the annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day”

The annual “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" was celebrated and NOAA offices around the country participated in this annual event. In the Washington, DC metropolitan area, more than 600 children registered and participated in the event at NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, College Park, MD; Suitland, MD; and Germantown, MD.... (read more)


Citizen Science at the White House

CITIZEN SCIENCE:Citizen Science at the White House.

NOAA’s Office of Education is excited to have partnered with the White House and the National Park Service to install a rain gauge in the First Lady’s Kitchen Garden to help recognize contributions of citizen scientists to our Nation.  This installation was part of the 5th White House Science Fair and measurements from the gauge are being shared as part of the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow (CoCoRaHS) Network, the largest source of daily precipitation data in the United States.... (read more)


201503 FAMU Summer Camp at Gulf Specimen Lab

STUDENTS: Educational Partnership Program -- Building Diverse Capacity by Providing Hands-on Training Experiences.

The Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI) Cooperative Science Center (CSC) students participate in NOAA Experiential Research and Training Opportunities (NERTO). These 21st Century students are preparing for the future workforce at NOAA, other science-mission agencies, and the Nation.... (read more)


Queens College's Into the Woods Project Hosts Science and Art Symposium

GRANTEE:Teachers and Students Get a Superior Education with B-WET

In 2014, the Great Lakes B-WET-funded Rivers2Lake program used year-long mentoring and in-school collaboration with teachers and researchers to integrate the Lake Superior watershed and the St. Louis River Estuary into classrooms, forming the core of the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve’s education efforts....(read more)