A social game that helps people understand the importance of building community coalitions for disaster resilience.
Can You Puzzle out Resilience?
Try the puzzle and learn what a resilient coastal city needs! Then try to beat your best time!
Use our interactive simulator to experiment with climate change mitigation strategies and come up with answers of your own!
Starring Neil deGrasse Tyson and Marcia McNutt, this video provides a fascinating overview of the history and ongoing impacts that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have on society.
A quick overview of how to produce free downloadable materials in order to host your own Extreme Event game. See Extreme-Event.org for downloads and instructions.
Former President of the National Academy of Sciences and current Koshland Science Museum Advisory Board Member Bruce Alberts received the 2016 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science. As part of this award, the Lasker Foundation also produced this video featuring Bruce talking about his passion for science education.
How can we make American communities more resilient to disasters before they happen? This infographic from the Resilient America Roundtable of the National Academy of Sciences highlights some of the ways we can be ready to respond to adverse events in the future.
More National Academies reports on disaster resilience can be found in our Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management Collection.
The effects drought on the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Wetlands area in central Kansas, as seen in satellite images from 2010 (left), 2011 (middle), and 2012 (right).
Carbon is continually exchanged between the atmosphere, ocean, biosphere, and land. There are short- and long-term cycles at work.