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For Teachers and Students

Images of students visiting ships and aircraft and a science class shipboard experimentNOAA's Teacher at Sea Program

Are you a teacher who is interested in marine or oceanographic research? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is looking for motivated teachers (K-16) with a desire to do scientific research at sea and share that experience with students and colleagues. Several NOAA ships participate in this extraordinary program.  Please visit the NOAA Teacher at Sea Web site for more information.

Tours and Speakers

If you'd like to visit a ship while it's in port in your area, please contact one of our marine centers to arrange a tour for your school group. In addition, our NOAA Corps officers and civilian personnel are often available to speak to school groups.

If you are interested in learning more about NOAA and the Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, give us a call and we'll see if we can arrange a speaker in an area of interest to you.       

Students check sediment samples aboard FERRELOMAO Contacts for Tours or Speaking to your Class:

Aircraft Operations Center, Tampa, Florida -- Mrs. Lori Bast, 813-828-3310 ext. 3072

Marine Operations Center, Norfolk, Virginia -- CAPT Emily Christman, 757-441-6778 

Marine Operations Center, Seattle, Washington -- Ms. Janice Svien, 206-553-4548

Other Links of Interest

NOAA Education site

NOAA's many educational activities are distributed across the agency. This site has been designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access the many educational activities, publications, and booklets that have been produced.

NOAA's Photo Library

A wealth of photographs and historical information about NOAA and its predecessor agencies.

NOAA's Home Page - NOAA's Web site features current stories of interest to all as well as links to other NOAA offices and Cool NOAA Sites







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