NOAA Education Celebrates 2009, The Year of Science

NOAA Education
Strategic Plan

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NOAA joins hundreds of organizations and agencies in a national, year-long celebration of science to make science more accessible, personally meaningful, and locally relevant.

NOAA is a world leader in understanding the ocean, coasts, atmosphere, and climate science, and maintains a presence in every state. It has emerged as an international leader in scientific and environmental matters and embraces the opportunity to expand the public's understanding of science and stewardship of the Earth's natural systems.

This Web site represents a small sample of the resources available to educators. Explore with us!

All content on this Web site is considered to be in the public domain and may be distributed freely. Please cite NOAA as the source.

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