Extreme Event
Deals with game development // geology // history // science
  disasters, community resilience
Intended for middle school // high school // university
Available on Web
Cost free
Developed by Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences (external)
Website at http://Extreme-Event.org (external)
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Extreme Event

Extreme Event game gives students a taste of what it takes to build community resilience in the face of disaster. Players must work together to make decisions and solve problems during an engaging, fast-paced disaster simulation. You just need 1 hour, 12-48 players (age 14+), and some game materials that you download online for free.

There are three disaster scenarios available and it can be played online or offline. Builds knowledge in STEM concepts and disaster resilience, as well as skills such as critical thinking, coalition building, and adapting to change. See Extreme-Event.org for details and downloads.

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