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- International Fisheries
- About International Fisheries
- Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC)
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- News and Multimedia
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- Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
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Media Contact for the Pacific Islands Regional Office:
Phone: (808) 725-5020
Fax: (808) 725-5215
Outreach and Education
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- NOAA Fisheries PIRO Outreach and Education - Web site provides brochures, fact sheets and activity booklets about protected species in Hawaii such as Hawaiian Monk Seals, Sea Turtles and Cetaceans.
- NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources Education page for Teachers - A list of educational resources and tools, with links to lessons plans about animals such as turtles and whales.
- NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center Education and Outreach - Access to data sets, a sustainable seafood tutorial, Northern Fur Seal and Killer Whale curriculum, and more.
- Science Resource Guide - most activities from 125 yr anniversary celebration
- NOAA Fisheries Northwest Fisheries Science Center Education - Curricula and lesson plans, handouts and kids activity books.
- NOAA Fisheries Southwest Fisheries Science Center Education - Links to educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, an interactive educational exhibit at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center at UC Santa Cruz, and resources for teachers and kids
- NOAA Fisheries Office of Science and Technology - NEMO - An afterschool program for Washington, D.C.'s inner city public schools which aims to teach students about marine science and encourage them to participate in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. NEMO provides
- NOAA SEA Curriculum (3-5) - Educational resources comprised of 20 units which are aligned to Hawaii standards (HCPS III) and use NOAA science. Technology-rich lessons include career profiles, hands-on activities, videos, podcasts, online games, and virtual globes.
- NOAA PSC/State of Hawaii - Tsunami Hazard Information Service - Provides residents easy, online access to the State's tsunami evacuation zone maps as well as information about potential risks, how to prepare, and what to do in the event of a tsunami.
- NOAA Office of Education Tsunami Education Resource Kit - Offers curricula, brochures, and other resources to raise awareness about the dangers of tsunamis.
- Discover Your World With NOAA: An Activity Book (K-12) - 43 activities to learn more about your world and how NOAA helps you explore, understand, and protect our Earth.
- NOAA NESDIS Education page for Teachers and Students - Includes many other web links.
- NOAA NOS Education - Building ocean, coastal, and climate literacy for students and educators.
- NOAA Education Celebrates 2009 - Year of Science, background and resources, multimedia, informal activities, lesson plans and curriculum.
- NOAA Climate.gov - science and information for a climate-smart nation, information on teaching climate, data sets.
- NOAA Ocean Explorer Program - Resources for all grade levels and links to professional development opportunities.
- NOAA NCDC Educational Activities - NCDC is the world's largest active archive of weather data. Activities have been developed to inform the general public about the science and research at the NCDC and build environmental literacy.
- NOAA/NASA - SciJinks Weather Laboratory (6-8) - A website targeting middle-school-age youth with fun and games and useful information about weather and other Earth science subjects.
- ScienceEducation.gov - Connects teachers and students to free, federally-funded STEM education resources. (key word - NOAA)
Education Materials Specific to Coral Reefs
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- NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program - Information on coral reefs, conservation programs, current research topics, and more.
- Resources for Educators. The links provide access to lesson plans and other useful information to help incorporate coral reefs into the classroom.
- 2008 Coral Reef Educational Resources CD (provided online). The materials cover a wide-range of topics related to coral reefs, including basic coral biology, coral reef ecosystems, human use, threats, and conservation efforts.
- NOAA NESDIS Coral Reef Watch Education and Outreach (K-Gray) - Online tutorials explaining how we predict coral bleaching, the basic concepts of ocean acidification and satellite technology, and more.
- NOAA's Coral Health and Monitoring Program - CLEO Project
- NOAA NOS Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary - From professional development opportunities to curriculum on topics such as coral, invasive species and oil spills, to student fun and web links.
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- NOAA Education Resources - The Educator Opportunities website is designed to provide information about educational opportunities that are available to educators through NOAA. Educators can find information on in-person workshops, online trainings, field experiences, and conferences and events where NOAA staff will be in attendance. (includes many other web links)
- NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program - Are you an educator interested in gaining first-hand research experience on an ocean research ship? This competitive free program gives teachers a clearer insight into our ocean planet, a greater understanding of maritime work and studies, and environmental literacy by fostering an interdisciplinary research experience.
- Climate Change Professional Development - Online
NOAA's climate portal offers listings of professional development opportunities for those educators interested in learning more about climate change. Opportunities include courses and workshops, hangouts, webinars, and more.
NOAA Online Games
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- NOAA Games Arcade - A portal to games and interactive activities focused on ocean and air themes. It highlights the science and the activities of NOAA and other agencies and organizations promoting environmental stewardship. Game topics include ecology, animal migrations, recycling, and more.
- Habitat IQ Online Game - How much do you know about coastal and marine habitat? Test Your Habitat IQ!
Online Data Imagery
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- NOAA CORIS
Web-based information portal that provides access to NOAA coral reef information and data products with emphasis on the U.S. states, territories and remote island areas. NOAA Coral Reef activities include coral reef mapping, monitoring and assessment; natural and socioeconomic research and modeling; outreach and education; and management and stewardship.
- NOAA View Data Imagery Portal - The beta version of NOAA View is an online educational tool that provides interactive access to NOAA environmental data. The website lets users view, animate, and explore global datasets of the world's oceans, land, atmosphere, and cryosphere.
- NOAA Coastal Services Center, Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer
- NOAA PSC, Global Science Investigator (global view, can't zoom in)
NOAA PSC has developed the Visual Information Services, a targeted suite of education and outreach products aimed at increasing environmental understanding and awareness with a focus on the Pacific region.
- NOAA NESDIS - "Coral Science from Outer Space to Inner Space"
- NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Inventory, Mapping Tools and Data
Monuments and Sanctuaries
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- Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) Resources
Through PMNM's partnership with Google, internet users can take a virtual tour of Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Tern and East Islands at French Frigate Shoals, Laysan Island, Lisianski Island, and Pearl and Hermes Atoll through Google Street View.
- If you want to request an educational activity for your school or event, contact: Andy.Collins@noaa.gov (Oahu)
- Classroom presentations by PMNM scientists
- Hands-on activities for kids in the classroom and outdoors
- Student videoconference calls with field station staff and volunteers working in the Monument
- Ship-to-classroom 'ask a scientist' email forums
- Outreach booths at events island-wide
- Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary - The sanctuary's education and outreach programs focus on educating the public about Hawaii's humpback whales and other ocean life. A variety of programs are offered that allow the public to learn about the ocean and become involved in its protection.
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- NOAA Employment Information Website - Information on different career fields in science and current opportunities with NOAA (see navigation menu on left of page).
- NOAA Fisheries Career Brochure
- JASON Live Careers
Tune in to JASON Learning's free, live, interactive events which can help inspire kids to pursue STEM careers. Students can pre-submit questions on the submission form or through video, or submit using the form during the webinar. All events are archived and posted soon after the event ends.
- Collaboration with 2 NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Team members in November 2013.
- Sea Grant Marine Careers - website gives ship logs, offers a Skype connection with Hawaii schools, and provides scientist profiles.
NOAA Scholarships, Fellowships and Internship Opportunities
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- Education materials specific to Coral Reefs
- Professional Development
- NOAA Online Games
- Online Data Imagery
- Monuments and Sanctuaries
- NOAA Careers
- NOAA Scholarships, Fellowships and Internship Opportunities
- Resources from Other Agencies
List of Acronyms
- CLEO - Coral Literature, Education and Outreach
- C-MORE - Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education
- CORIS - Coral Reef Information System
- COSEE - Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence
- JASON - Joint Altimetry Satellite Oceanography Network
- JPL - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- MARE - Marine Activities, Resources & Education
- NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- NCDC - National Climatic Data Center
- NESDIS - National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service
- NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- NOS - National Ocean Service
- NSF - National Science Foundation
- PIRO - Pacific Islands Regional Office
- PSC - Pacific Services Center
- SEA - Sea Earth Atmosphere
- STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics