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Commissioned Papers

Review of the NOAA Education Program


Review of NOAA Education Program Evaluation Reports


Ann Brackett


Logic Models of NOAA Education Programs and Implications for Restructuring


Bill Clune


Learner Diversity in Earth System Science


Roger Levine, Raquel González, and Carmen Martínez-Sussmann


Children and Adults’ Understanding of Ocean and Climate Sciences


Lynn Tran



These papers were commissioned for the Committee on Review of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Education Program through support from NOAA. These papers were presented at committee meetings between May 2008 and August 2009. Opinions and statements included in the paper are solely those of the individual author, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by the Board on Science Education or the National Academy of Sciences, including the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, or National Research Council.

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