Game Theory Teacher Resources

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Game Theory Dominant Strategy Practice

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Young economists practice designing game theory matrices and determining dominant strategy in firms using an instructional video by an experienced economics teacher.
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Oligopolies and Game Theory

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Challenge your young economists with a problem on oligopolies and game theory in which they determine two sample firms' dominant strategies and options for maintaining and lowering prices.
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An Introduction to Von Neumann and Morgenstern’s Theory of Games

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are economic behavior and games of strategy connected? A video summary of Theory of Games by Von Neumann and Morgenstern discusses the concept of game theory. The installment of a larger playlist covering the world's greatest ideas...
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Game Theory and Oligopoly

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Competition makes the economy go 'round! Learn about non-price competition and other elements of game theory, along with the details of oligopolies, with a video from Crash Course Economics.
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An Introduction to Kenneth Waltz’s Theory of International Politics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kenneth Waltz's 1979 book An Introduction of International Politics used game theory and rational calculation to discuss international relations. Learn more about the ways states rely on trust to interact with each other, and how large...
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Game Theory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the history of the game theory. They practice using new vocabulary. They write about the debate on exchange using different viewpoints.
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More Games on Graphs

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners investigate various games employing graphs as game boards.  In this game theory lesson, students problem solve through the use of graphs.  The lesson is a list of both indoor and outdoor games to encourage learners to think...
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Probability & Game Theory

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners explore the concept of probability. In this probability lesson, students perform various probability experiments including flipping a coin, picking m&m's out of a bag, and the birthday problem.
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NUMB3RS Activity: To C or Not to C Episode: "The Are of Recknoing"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the iterative reasoning process.  In this game theory lesson students explore the problem of the "Prisoner's Dilemma" which provides the opportunity for experimentation with various strategies for playing the game.
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Acting Like a Hog

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore game theory.  In this secondary mathematics lesson, students plat the game of HOG using dice and explore the optimal strategies.  Students play the game three ways:  any number of dice, a fixed number of dice and using...
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Acting Like a Hog

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore game theory.  In this secondary mathematics lesson, students investigate the playing of a game called Hog which involves rolling dice.  Students explore many different scenarios as they consider the best strategy and the...
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Winning at Rock Paper Scissors

For Teachers 7th - 12th
View a throughly humorous, sometimes confusing, and absolutely delightful take on the game theory behind two strategies that help players win at the classic Rock Paper Scissors game. Nothing beats this great resource!
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The Map of Mathematics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
How does all this math fit together? The resource creates a graphical view of the extent of mathematics. The map shows the pure and applied sides of studying mathematics and breaks them down into their many disciplines.
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Can You Solve the Pirate Riddle?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Yo Ho Ho! Landlubbers, seadogs, and scallywags are sure to treasure a video that presents them with the challenge of the pirate riddle. Heave ho! Hornswagglers beware!
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Check Your Intuition: The Birthday Problem

For Students 6th - 12th
Happy birthday to you — and to you! A festive video on probability examines the likelihood of two people in a group sharing a birthday, based on the size of the group. 
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Game Theory: Enrichment

For Students 7th
In this theoretical probability worksheet, 7th graders use the game board to help them find the theoretical probability for the three problems.
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Intro- Imperfect Competition

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Before you delve into a series of videos on microeconomics and imperfect competition, watch this video to get a general overview of the unit's key points, such as how demand in a monopoly is identified on a graph, oligopolies, and...
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The Famously Difficult Green-Eyed Logic Puzzle

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Ready to introduce the study of logic with what has been called "the hardest logic puzzle in the world"? What better way than with a TED-Ed video! This video describes the famous green-eyed-prisoners-on-an-island riddle by first posing...
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Rendering a Resolution

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the concept of peace. In this International Peace Day lesson, students determine their reaction to a scenario that requires them to benefit themselves or benefit everyone. Students discuss the scenario and discuss...
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Jurassic Park

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Micheal Crichton's Jurassic Park. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Playing to Learn

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm about video games that are designed to teach. They create and perform in small groups a live action "video game" that teaches a concept covered in class this school year.
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Phone Button Boggle

For Students 7th - 9th
In this phone button boggle activity, students identify the number of math words they can find on a phone keypad according to given directions.  This one-page activity contains one problem.  Answers are provided.
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The Kangaroo Conundrum: A Study of a Quadratic Function

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners play a game and collect data for their graph. In this algebra lesson, students solve quadratic equations and identify properties of their graph. They describe the pattern created by the graph and the game.
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A Study of a Quadratic Function

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Pupils factor and solve quadratic equations. In this algebra lesson plan, students play a game as the collect and graph data. they identify properties of their parabola and make predictions.

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