In this educational activity you play the role of the director of a tsunami warning center. You will make the difficult decision of whether or not to order an evacuation. You will have very little time to decide: evacuate or not!
In this activity, if you are right, lives will be saved.
In this activity, if you are wrong, lives could possibly be lost, or money will have been wasted and the credibility of the tsunami warning center will be diminished.
You will learn the importance of this big decision.