It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Even areas well away from the coastline can be threatened by dangerous flooding, destructive winds and tornadoes from these storms.
500 Fifth Street, NW
Free and open to the public. Registration and photo ID required.
D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and fostering interdisciplinary networking. The theme in May is Art, Science, and Ocean.
Carnegie Institution for Science
1530 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005
Resilient Virginia staff poses with Arlington Residents after a great game of Extreme Event: Coastal City
18th Annual Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture
Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
Although the term bioethics was not coined until 1926, questions surrounding life sciences and what people should do have been around for centuries. Visiting the National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine (NLM) we’ll explore The Visible Human Project exhibit and get a sneak peek at some of NLM’s hidden treasures. Completed in 1995, the Visible Human Project raises bioethical questions about informed consent, capital punishment, and the donation of human remains.
A new book from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine outlines how educators can develop and adapt student assessments for the classroom that reflect the approach to learning and teaching science described in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and similar standards, which stress the integration of knowledge of science with scientific and engineering practices.
Koshland staff customized the script to ensure students understood key concepts throughout the game