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Koshland Science Museum

The Resilient America Roundtable partnered with the
Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences to develop the role-playing game, Extreme Event, that builds community resilience in the face of disasters.  Game participants experience what it takes for a community to prepare for and respond to a disaster by working with other players through disaster scenarios to prioritize resources, build coalitions with other community groups, respond to the disaster, and assess the disaster's impacts on the community.

* Watch an overview of the Extreme Event Game produced by Intuitive Company

* Watch the Extreme Event game in action.

Game materials for two disaster scenarios, River City and Coastal City, are available online.

* Learn how to host your own Extreme Event.

News and Past Events

August 2015 - Extreme Event wins a Gold Medal in the 2015 International Serious Play Awards

January 29, 2014 -
Planning for Community Resilience: The Long and Short of It
 event with Resilient America Roundtable member, Ellis M. Stanley, Sr.

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