Games at NOAA

planet arcade

NOVA's Energy Lab

Water Life: Rives meet the Sea

Where Rivers Meet the Sea takes place in a west coast estuary and follows a human as she encounters Oscar the sea otter.

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NOVA's Cloud Lab

Water Life: Quest to Nest

Sea Turtles and the Quest to Nest helps students address the most important issues facing loggerhead sea turtles

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Severe Weather Preparedness Adventure

Severe Weather Preparedness Adventure

PLAN!T NOW's Young Meteorologist Program takes you on a severe weather preparedness adventure where you'll encounter lightning, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and winter storms.

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Connect the Dots game

Connect the Dots

What is this Chesapeake Bay animal?

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Trash Smash game

Trash Smash

The ultimate "Trash" chase and pickup challenge. Dispose the marine debris correctly and clean up the environment.

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Mix and Match game

Mix and Match

Create many weird-looking animals as you learn about some of the creatures that make their home in the Chesapeake Bay.

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Scavenger Hunt game

Scavenger Hunt

Learn about nautical chart symbols and search for a shipwreck!

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jigsaw puzzle board

Jigsaw Puzzle

See how quickly you can reassamble this image of Pigeon Point Lighthouse in Pescadero, Calif. Pigeon Point is part of NOAA's Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

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ocean challenge puzzle board

Ocean Challenge Puzzle

Test your ocean literacy with the Ocean Challenge Puzzle! With each correct answer, you'll reveal another tile of the puzzle. Collaborate with other users to reveal the full picture.

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Humpback Whale Migration Game

Humpback Whale Migration

Humpback whales are found in the oceans worldwide. Play the Migration Game to find out more about humpback whales and how you can help protect them!

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Rockfish Matching game

Alaska Rockfish Matching

Three matching games that will test your memory!

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NOVA's Energy Lab

NOVA's Energy Lab

Investigate what energy is and why some sources are running low while designing renewable energy systems for major cities based on real data models.

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NOVA's Cloud Lab

NOVA's Cloud Lab

Classify clouds and investigate the role they play in severe storms using real data from NASA Earth satellites.

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An island in the sea

Save Our Beach

Bacteria is getting into the water from trash. Help Ty D Turtle clean up the beaches from bacteria.

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opening screen of ergon's tale

Ergon's Tale

Eargon shows the urgent need to prevent trash from taking over out planet. Your assignment is to find ways to reduce the amount of waste that earthlings create.

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view of recycle city

Recycle City

Visit Recycle City! There's lots to do here - people and places to visit and plenty of ways to explore how the city's residents recycle, reduce, and reuse waste.

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scuba diver photographing a shark

Predator Protector

Sharks play a vital role in the intricate balance that makes the oceans' ecosystem. Swim with the sharks and experience the threats they face, striving to keep the ocean in balance by staying alive.

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kelp forest from Venture above and below the waters game

Venture Above&Below Water

Venture above and below the waters of the Monterey Bay Marine Sanctuary in this interactive feature, a companion to the Sustainable Seas Expeditions site.

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Marine debris, where it comes from and how it affects wildlife

Kure Waste Chase

Lear about marine debris, where it comes from and how it affects wildlife. Collect marine debris from above and below the water on Kure Atoll.

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Whale Watcher game: experience a virtual ocean mission to track huge gray whales

Whale Watcher

Whale Watcher - Experience a virtual ocean mission to track huge gray whales and film their behavior both above and below the water's surface.

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Whale Watcher game: experience a virtual ocean mission to track huge gray whales

Neighborhood Explorers

Explore this cool Club-House and learn about the environment, pollution and invasive species.

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Atlantic Sturgeon Eat and Run

Atlantic Sturgeon Eat and Run

As an Atlantic Sturgeon your goal is to eat and grow as large as possible!

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Atlantic Sturgeon Dinosaur of the Sea

Atlantic Sturgeon Dinosaur of the Sea

In the spring, Atlantic sturgeon begin their migration up and down the coast as they travel to their natal rivers to spawn.  

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