Game

Disaster Detector

Disaster Detector

Note: The web version of Disaster Detector requires Adobe Flash Player, which can be downloaded from https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer, to be installed. Adobe Flash Player is compatible with all modern web browsers. If it doesn’t work, make sure your web browser is updated, or try running the game in a different web browser.

The citizens of Smithsonville are in dire need of a Disaster Detector! Help Smithsonville and other cities predict and prepare for natural disasters. Use tools to make predictions and save the city from damage by helping citizens prepare properly. Are you up for the challenge?

Disaster Detector teaches players how to analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and how to implement tools to mitigate the effects of those disasters.

Disaster Detector is available as a website for desktop and laptop computers. For use on iPad, download the application from the Apple App Store.

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This game was funded under the Investing in Innovation (i3) validation grant (U396B100097) awarded to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) by the U.S. Department of Education. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations contained in this work do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Education or other funders.