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Education and Outreach
The resources included in this section are designed to educate students, teachers, members of the forecast and warning community, and the general public about meteorology, space science, earth-observing satellites, weather phenomena and the advanced capabilities of GOES-R and the benefits the satellite will provide. These materials are useful for anyone interested in learning more about weather forecasting applications and weather-related safety issues.

Outreach Overview

For a general overview of GOES-R, please see our Trifold Brochureand additional outreach and education materials, including bookmarks, posters. If you are looking for information about specific products and services, please check out the Fact Sheets section, which is updated regularly. In addition, videos and animations in our Multimedia section illustrate the GOES-R mission, instruments, satellite services, spacecraft and ground segment.

Student Resources

Middle and high school students can benefit from the interactive learning modules contained in the Resources for Students section. The Fun and Games contains interactive activities for elementary school students.

Teacher Resources

GOES-R partners have developed a number of classroom activities, educational material, lesson plans, and learning tools and games to help teachers educate students about weather, satellite meteorology and Earth science in a fun and engaging way. Learn more in our Teacher Resources section.

Forecasting and Warning Community

College Meteorology students and members of the forecasting and warning community will benefit from the in-depth information contained in the User Community, which focuses on user readiness, requirements, and training.


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