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NWS St. Louis Education and Outreach Resources

Educational Resources

Check out the links below for educational resources!


Owlie's Resources: Owlie Skywarn's National Weather Service education page has numerous resources for kids, teens, and teachers. Resources cover topics like education, games, and safety. 




FEMA Ready: The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Ready webpage has resources for kids and educators on weather and natural disaster safety. 



NOAA and News2You: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration partnered with News2You to create and provide weather and safety materials for individuals with disabilities. 




NSSL Hot Seat: The National Severe Storms Laboratory has an educational tool that allows people of all ages to see what it's like to be an National Weather Service forecaster issuing storm warnings. 




NSSL Weather Briefly: The National Severe Storms Laboratory created a video series that briefly highlights their research and different types of dangerous weather. 




NOAA Planet Stewards: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Planet Stewards program provides educators working with elementary through college-aged students resources on environmental challenges. 




NOAA Weather Reference Chart: This PDF download from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is a quick reference for understanding the weather and cloud types. 


In-Person Presentations

NWS St. Louis offers a limited amount of free, in-person school presentation across the region. These presentations, Dangerous Weather or Weather Basics, are 45 minutes long and cater to a wide range of students. To request an in-person presentation, click here and fill out our form. 

Note: Presentations are subject to availability and may be canceled on short notice by the NWS due to severe weather.

Virtual Presentations

Hey teachers! Want an NWS Meteorologist to talk about the weather in your classroom? We offer free 45 minute presentation on a wide range of topics. To request a presentation, please click here and fill out the form at the bottom of the page. 

Note: Presentations may be canceled on short notice by the NWS due to severe weather. 



To schedule a tour at the National Weather Service in St. Louis, click here.

Note: These guidelines are not "set in stone." If you are unsure about whether or not your group/situation fits the guidelines, please go ahead and submit your request and we will contact you to discuss your circumstances in further detail.