8th Grade Science Days

Welcome to NOAA Boulder’s Virtual 8th Grade Science Days. We are excited to share a bit of our science with you. From studying the oceans to solar flares, NOAA has researchers in a wide range of scientific topics. Put on your scientist hat and take your time to look around at the videos and activities we have prepared for you to see what it would be like to be one of our scientists in these various fields!


Big Waves Of The Past

A study of Tsunamis

NOAA Tsunami detector in the ocean
Activity Video
The Particles We Breathe

How do we know what’s in the air?

Smog over a city
Activity Video
See the World From Home

Learn with Science On a Sphere

A school group viewing a dataset on Science On a Sphere
Activity Video
From Fact to Fiction

Is weather in movies accurate?

An NWS web page with a magnifying glass superimposed over part of it Activity Video
A Year In The Arctic

Join the team studying Arctic climate

NOAA's MOSAIC Arctic team poses in front of a ship
Activity Video
Research from Ships to Planes

A look at the NOAA Corps

A female NOAA Corps aviator
Activity Video
Weather in Space

Find out what the sun can do

The sun
Activity Video
Forecasting the Future

Jump into the shoes of a forecaster

A forecaster working in a weather forecast office
Activity Activity Video