Games at NOAA

planet arcade

Flash-based Games are No Longer Available

We have retired all of our games that are based on Adobe Flash, as support for this technology will end at the end of 2020.
animated collage of marine animals

Fun Education Resources

Explore a wide variety of resources and activities for kids … of all ages!

View Resources »

Beat the Uncertainty game

Beat the Uncertainty: Planning Climate-Resilient Cities

Your job is to make smart decisions that will increase a city’s resilience to climate change.

View game »

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.

View game »

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.

View game »

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.

View game »

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.

View game »

Archive of Retired Adobe Flash Games

The following is an archive of games that we have retired as they are based on outdated technologies or are no longer supported.

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.

NOVA's Energy Lab

Water Life: Rivers 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.

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

Connect the Dots game

Connect the Dots

What is this Chesapeake Bay animal?

Trash Smash game

Trash Smash

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

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.

Scavenger Hunt game

Scavenger Hunt

Learn about nautical chart symbols and search for a shipwreck!


Draw a Nautical Chart

Learn about the symbols used on nautical charts that help to keep boaters safe.

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.

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.

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

Kure Waste Chase

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

Rockfish Matching game

Alaska Rockfish Matching

Three matching games that will test your memory!