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Training and Other Opportunities

    The Teacher at Sea Program - This program allows a teacher in grade K-16 to apply for the opportunity to serve as a researcher on NOAA Ships. The current application materials and ship schedules are available on-line. A complete application consists of Form A: Participant's Application; forms B and C: Supervisor and Colleague Recommendations; and the Medical History Questionnaire. You need to send your completed application packet at least 3 months prior to your desired sailing date.
    www.tas.noaa.gov

    Resources for Educators - This pages offers teachers many resources including sites where courses and projects are offered. (See Courses in Meteorology for Teachers in directory on left hand side of page.) These include projects developed for teacher training from the American Meteorological Society's Education program.
    www.nws.noaa.gov/om/edures.shtml

    The Bridge - Ocean Science Education Teacher Resource Center - This is a site where teachers will find a selection of the best online resources for ocean sciences education. The goal of the site is to provide educator with content-correct and content-current marine information and data; to support researchers in outreach efforts; and to improve communications among educators and between the education and research communities. "The Bridge" is supported by the National Oceanographic Partnership Program, the National Marine Educators Association and the national network of Sea Grant educators. Sea Grant a partnership program funded by NOAA and the states in which the programs exist. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    www.vims.edu/bridge

    Student Research Participation Program - This web site provides opportunities for students to participate in research and development related to science, math and engineering. It is for both undergraduate and graduate students and the opportunities are available in the Washington area and in NOAA field centers.
    www.orau.gov/orise/Educ.htm


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    External Links - This category has been established to offer teachers links to external sources of educational information which are related to NOAA's sciences. These links do not imply any endorsement of the company or organization, or its products or services.

     

    Pathfinder Science - Pathfinder Science cultivates and celebrates the intellectual, imaginative and humanitarian promise of every learner. Pathfinder Science is a virtualcommunity that practices mutual respect, embraces diversity, and inspires a passion for learning about the material world through science. This Collaborative Research community grew from an attempt to fulfill the vision of national efforts to reform science and technology education. Teachers can register to join, at no expense. There are lots of topics and lots of things to bring to the classroom from Pathfinder Science. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    pathfinderscience.net/about\index.cf

    Adventures of the Flood Zone Kids - This site from Bankers Insurance Group in St. Petersburg, Florida has been designed to help kids understand floods and flooding. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    www.floodfacts.com/floodzone_kids_home.html

    Pacific Bell - Knowledge Network Explorer - Pacific Bell has made a long term commitment to improving education in California. The Knowledge Network Explorer is the official web site of Pacific Bell's education program, Education First, and supports education by helping schools, libraries, and colleges acquire and effectively use Internet and videoconferencing technology. The mission is to support meaningful technology-infusion that encourages a yearning for learning. The most popular applications include Blue Web'n site library, Filamentality Web activity builder, the Black History series, Six Paths to China Web activities, Eyes on Art, and Grant Resource Opportunities. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/categories.html#Scienc

    The Experiment of the Week - Robert Krampf's Science Education Company - In addition to presenting his science shows, educator Robert Krampf also shows people that science can be fun and understandable. Part of that effort is his Free Experiment of the Week list. If you join the Experiment of the Week List, each week you will get a new experiment that you can try yourself. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    www.krampf.com/news.htm

    Welcome to NEWTON BBS - This bulletin board service has a special section entitled Ask a Scientist Service, which is for K-12 eductors and their students. The site also contains the Newton's Teacher, Classroom and Curriculum Support which has links to other pages of interest to teachers. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    www.newton.dep.anl.gov

    How the Weather Works - Home Page - The Weatherworks pages will provide informaiton about educational services and activities, WWW links, teacher courses, weather FAQs, and school-to-school weather projects, including National SKY AWARENESS WEEK. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    www.weatherworks.com

    Colleges and Universities with Degree Programs in the Atmospheric, Oceanic, Hydrologic, and Related Sciences - This compilation is provided for those individuals interested in pursuing a career in these sciences. The information provided by the schools listed, where complete, includes the college/university name, address, department offering the degree(s) with phone numbers, specific degrees offered, and home page information. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    /www.ametsoc.org/amsucar_curricula/index.cfm

    The USA Today Weather Page - How the Weather Works - This page provides graphics and text that examine various weather phenomena, including the basics of things such as winds, what goes on in thunderstorms, tornadoes or hurricanes, or how dust from the Sahara Desert sometimes crosses the Atlantic Ocean. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    www.usatoday.com/weather/wworks0.htm

    The University of Illinois Online Guides - The WW2010 Online Guides (formerly known as the Guide to Meteorology). These guides include resources on meteorology, climate, remote sensing and global change. These topics are presented not as individual sciences, but as integral components of a much larger system that affects the planet on which we live. Available Online Guides include Meteorology, Remote Sensing, Reading and Interpreting Weather Maps, and Projects & Activities. These curriculum aids provide teachers with a blueprint for integrating web-based educational resources into the classroom. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/home.rxmlm

    The Societal Aspects of Weather - The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is a consortium of universities that educate scientists and pursue research to enrich our understanding of the earth systems. This page provides information from studies of environmental change on topics including tornadoes, summer and winter weather, lightning, and El Niņo and La Niņa. (This is a not a U.S. Government website. NOAA is not responsible for the content of external internet sites).
    sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/socasp


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