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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)


Citizen Science in America’s DNA

LEADERSHIP: NOAA Programs Proposed for Termination in FY16 Proposal

Six NOAA STEM education programs are proposed for termination in the FY16 President’s Budget.  Details can be found in NOAA’s Fiscal Year 2016 Congressional Justification on the pages listed below.  Click here to link to the Congressional Justification. Additional information on the Administrations FY16 STEM proposal can be found here. ...(read more)


NOAA Education Completes Conference Participation for 2014

OUTREACH: NOAA Education Completes Conference Participation for 2014

NOAA Education completed it’s education outreach event participation in early December by ending the year with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional conference in Long Beach, CA. Nearly 6,000 people attended this science education event, the largest regional conference NSTA has ever held. The NOAA Education Office received staff assistance from several regional NOAA programs including the National Weather Service Offices in Oxnard and San Diego, CA. (read more)