For Kids

Explore a wide variety of resources and activities for kids …of all ages!

For Educators | For Students

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Discover Your World

Activities to help you learn more about our world, and how NOAA helps you explore, understand, and protect our Earth.

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Discover Your Changing World

Learn the essential principles of climate science with these fun hands-on activities.

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Oil Spills and Pollution

Activities about protecting and restoring our nation's waters from pollution from NOAA's Response and Restoration office

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Ocean Today "Every Full Moon"

Thematic collections of videos for kids of all ages. New videos are released every full moon from NOAA’s Ocean Today program

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Understanding Marine Debris

Videos, stories, puzzles, coloring books, lesson plans, and other great resources from NOAA's Marine Debris office.

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Dive in to Sanctuaries

Coloring sheets, puzzles, and activities to help you learn all about NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries.

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Hands-On Science

Quick fun activities that get kids of all ages thinking about Earth Science.

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Regional Activity Books

These downloadable books recommended for Grades 3-5 include fun and informative activities about the local coastal ocean and its inhabitants.

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Geodesy Education

Heard of geodesy? These videos from NOAA's National Geodetic Survey offer a deep dive into the science of knowing where you – and everything else is in the world!

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NOAA Resources Roadmap

A collection of NOAA’s most popular educational resources so you can learn all about the ocean and atmosphere from the comforts of home.

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Weather Science

Become a young meteorologist and learn all about the weather with online and hands-on activities from NOAA’s National Weather Service.