Weather Research Center, Inc.

Rating: 4.93 stars   14 reviews

Issues: Technology, Education, Disaster Aid

Location: 5104 Caroline St. Houston TX 77004 USA

Mission: WRC advances the science of weather and the knowledge of the weather?s impact on the global community through research, prediction, and education in order to inspire America?s next generation of scientists and engineers.
2010 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

This is a remarkable organization, one unlike any other I know in Houston. Weather Research Center is a budding nonprofit with a robust mission to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, while helping Houstonians become better informed about weather safety. Staffed by meteorologists, WRC operates the nation’s first and only museum dedicated to weather science, education and safety. While still a relative newcomer in the Museum District, the John C. Freeman Weather Museum is nevertheless a unique contribution to Houston’s cultural landscape. It’s an inspiring place, particularly when you witness children coming from all over the city to improve their math and science skills while learning about weather.

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Building science and math skills among students is a well-documented need in the U.S., but in a city like Houston, the case for weather safety is equally important. I think back on Hurricane Rita - millions (including some of my family) fled the city, mak

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