Extreme Event Challenge
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
Washington, D.C., DC
Immerse yourself in a challenging group game in which you must prioritize and collaborate to survive a fictitious disaster. With fun group dynamics and a surprising twist, the game will raise real-world questions about what it takes to make our communities more resilient.
Schedule of Events
6:00 p.m. Sign in and select a game role
6:00-6:30 p.m. Network and enjoy refreshments
6:30 p.m. Welcome and game introduction
6:35-8:15 p.m. Game play
8:15-8:30 p.m. Wrap-up
The Extreme Event Challenge was developed by the Koshland Science Museum in partnership with scientific advisors and staff from the National Academy of Sciences and National Research Council. Learn more about resilience activities at the National Academies online at Disaster Resilience in America: Launching a National Conversation.
This event is part of the Koshland Science Museum's Science Social program series, which launches with three events in fall 2013 focused on community resilience. Stay tuned for new interactive museum features and more events to come in 2014: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for resilience programming updates.
When & Where
Koshland Science Museum
The Koshland Science Museum invites teens and adults to interact with the issues in a thought-provoking setting. Whether exploring on their own or with friends, visitors have the opportunity to use science to solve problems and to engage in stimulating conversations. The Koshland Science Museum is located at 525 E Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.koshland-dc.org or call 202-334-1201.