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Courses available for K-12 teachers

Enroll in a unique tuition-free 3 semester-hour distance learning graduate course. 

These courses will be offered twice a year.

  • DataStreme: Atmospheres (Meteorology)
  • DataStreme: Oceans (Oceanography)
  • DataStreme: Earth's Climate System (Climatology)

These projects are National Science Foundation supported, teacher enhancement programs, conducted by the American Meteorological Society, in cooperation with the National Weather Service and the State University of New York at Brockport. 

For more information go to the education initiatives section of the AMS home page at