- About Mauna Loa
- Site Information
Earth System Research Laboratory: Introduction
Welcome to the Mauna Loa Observatory Education Center! This area of our website is devoted to educating kids and students of all ages, providing teachers with assistance in developing lesson plans, and describing community outreach programs we are involved in.
Kids Of All Ages
- Printable Games
These educational games for kids and young adults may be downloaded and printed.
- Kids' Links
These links take you outside the MLO website to some of our favorite educational sites for kids.
Students Of All Ages
- Video Demonstrations
Watch and learn about MLO and what we do through our ever-expanding video library.
- MLO Brochures
Download brochures from Mauna Loa Observatory, NOAA, and the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) that highlite and summarize important discoveries and activities related to these organizations.
- NOAA Publications
Download safety information and resources from various NOAA organizations. Safety information includes flood advisories, tsunami awareness brochures, El Nino information, and storm and drought safety preparations.
- Student Links
- Lesson Plans
Our Lesson Plans are fun and educational activites teachers may setup for their students. The activities relate to the Earth, environment, weather, and atmosphere. We provide instructions for setting up the lesson plans, lists of materials you will need, and more. All lesson plans are printable.
- MLO Activites
These activities are great for groups of student groups and classes that visit the MLO office for a field trip. There are dozens of examples of educational, interesting, fun activities that we can provide for our visitors. All MLO Activities are printable.
- Teacher Links
Here we have selected a few of our favorite external links that may be useful resources for teachers.