For Teachers

JISAO believes that science education at the K-12 level is of critical national importance and supports educational outreach through its partnerships with UW, NOAA and Pacific Science Center programs. JISAO does not develop classroom curricula and instructional material but has affiliations with the following institutions which do:


Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes (CMMAP) is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center

Colorado State University

Little Shop of Physics! is part of the Education and Outreach efforts of CMMAP

National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Windows to the Universe is a bilingual (English/Spanish) learning system covering the Earth and Space sciences for use by the general public.


BRIDGE is a teacher-approved online resource for learning about the marine environment

NOAA Education: Advancing Environmental Literacy is a website with sections for students and for teachers, which include lesson plans and curricula.

NOAA Fun for Kids

JetStream Online School for Weather from the National Weather Service.