Outreach & Education

Outreach & Education

NOAA envisions healthy ecosystems, communities, and economies that are resilient in the face of change. To support this vision, our outreach and education programs aim to:

  • Educate and inspire the nation to use science toward improving our understanding of ocean life.
  • Conserve and protect our ocean resources.
  • Encourage stewardship to care for our oceans and coasts.
  • Prepare a future workforce to continue our mission.

We strive to support educational opportunities for all sectors of the public—from preschoolers to postgraduates and educators to fishermen. Explore our website to find educational resources, professional development opportunities, and upcoming events. 

Featured News

Precious red coral underwater. The low wide coral toward the bottom of the photo is precious red coral (Corallium sp.). Credit: NOAA OER, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.
Student intern taking picture of NOAA campus outside for project. After completing my research of the NOAA IRC and the ʻEwa district, I visited the IRC to capture 360 and 180 degree images for the tour.