Outreach & Education

2021 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Free Museum Event, Saturday, May 15th, 10am to 5pm

FIU’s International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) sponsors the FREE Eye of the Storm community outreach event at the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) on…

Teacher Resources

Education Learning Modules: These learning modules developed for 6th grade and high school include hurricane STEM science, mitigation, preparedness, engineering and emergency management information. There is also a module activity for all students…

2020 Virtual Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Video Series

The IHRC partnered with the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS), located in Fort Lauderdale, and with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Broward County Emergency Management, the City of Fort Lauderdale Emergency…

2019 Eye of the Storm Video – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Event

The IHRC partnered with the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS), located in Fort Lauderdale, and with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Broward County Emergency Management, the City of Fort Lauderdale Emergency…

2019 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Free Museum Event, Saturday, May 18th, 10am to 5pm

FIU’s International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) sponsors the FREE Eye of the Storm community outreach event at the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) on…

2019 FIU Weather Day, February 7th

The FIU Extreme Events Institute partnered with the FIU Athletics Department to plan and facilitate FIU Weather Day on Thursday, February 7th, outside on the front plaza area alongside the FIU Ocean Bank…

2018 Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Event, Saturday, May 19th, 10am to 5pm

The IHRC partnered with the Museum of Discovery and Science, located in Fort Lauderdale, and with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Broward County Emergency Management, the City of Fort Lauderdale Emergency Management…

Wall of Wind Mitigation Challenge

Wall of Wind Mitigation Challenge Overview: The International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC), located on the campus of Florida International University (FIU), has developed the Wall of Wind Mitigation Challenge (WOW! Challenge) for South…

Eye of the Storm – Hurricane (Science, Mitigation & Preparedness) Event

The IHRC partnered with the Museum of Discovery and Science, located in Fort Lauderdale, and with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Broward County Emergency Management, the City of Fort Lauderdale Emergency Management…

Feel the Force – Hurricanes and Other Hazards – May 30th, 2015

The IHRC partnered with the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, located in Miami, Miami-Dade County Emergency Management, the Florida Division of Emergency Management and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for…

Feel the Force – Hurricanes and Other Hazards

The IHRC partnered with the Miami Science Museum and Miami-Dade County Emergency Management for the annual Feel the Force community public education event at the Museum on Saturday, May 31st, 2014. The event…

Feel the Force Hurricanes and Other Hazards

Feel the Force Hurricanes and Other Hazards Location: Miami Science Museum 3280 South Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129 Time: 10 am ~ 6 pm, Saturday, June 1, 2013 Website: www.miamisci.org Tel: 305-646-4200

Hurricane exhibits at Miami Science Museum

Mini-Wall of Wind at Miami Science Museum By James Hellegaard Event Time: 11am to 6pm, Saturday, June 1st, 2013 Miami Science Museum goers can now test a model house against hurricane force winds….

K-12 Education

The following are K-12 resources to promote a ‘culture of mitigation through education’ within our classrooms. The links below are dedicated to preparing children on what to do before, during and after a…

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