# Game Theory Teacher Resources

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#### Crash Course: Economics

Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...

Jacob Clifford

#### Game Theory Dominant Strategy Practice

Young economists practice designing game theory matrices and determining dominant strategy in firms using an instructional video by an experienced economics teacher.

Jacob Clifford

#### Oligopolies and Game Theory

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.

ACDC Leadership

#### EconMovies 8: The Dark Knight (Oligopolies and Game Theory)

What are oligopolies, and how do they use game theories in order to strategize and consider how competitors will respond? Check out this well-produced video in which a fantastic presenter uses clips from the film The Dark Knight, as well...

Macat

#### An Introduction to Von Neumann and Morgenstern’s Theory of Games

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...

Crash Course

#### Game Theory and Oligopoly

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.

TED-Ed

#### Game Theory Challenge: Can You Predict Human Behavior?

Game theorists will love the challenge proposed in this video. Every player has the same information (common knowledge) and must guess the closest whole number that represents 2/3 of the average of all numbers other players guessed.

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#### Game Theory

Young scholars examine the history of the game theory. They practice using new vocabulary. They write about the debate on exchange using different viewpoints.

Macat

#### An Introduction to Kenneth Waltz’s Theory of International Politics

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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#### Probability & Game Theory

Students 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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#### Acting Like a Hog

High schoolers explore game theory. In this secondary mathematics lesson, students plat the game of HOG using dice and explore the optimal strategies. High schoolers play the game three ways: any number of dice, a fixed number of dice...

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#### Acting Like a Hog

Students explore game theory. For 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...

TED-Ed

#### Winning at Rock Paper Scissors

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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#### More Games on Graphs

Young scholars investigate various games employing graphs as game boards. In this game theory instructional activity, students problem solve through the use of graphs. The instructional activity is a list of both indoor and outdoor...

Domain of Science

#### The Map of Mathematics

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.

TED-Ed

#### Can You Solve the Pirate Riddle?

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!

TED-Ed

#### Check Your Intuition: The Birthday Problem

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.

Jacob Clifford

#### Intro- Imperfect Competition

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...

Jacob Clifford

#### Socially Optimal and Fair Return for Monopolies

How do you regulate a monopoly, and how would this be depicted on a graph? Watch a savvy economics instructor answer this question by offering detailed explanations and drawing a graph in real time.

TED-Ed

#### The Famously Difficult Green-Eyed Logic Puzzle

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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#### Playing to Learn

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

In this phone button boggle learning exercise, students identify the number of math words they can find on a phone keypad according to given directions. This one-page learning exercise contains one problem. Answers are provided.

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#### Rendering a Resolution

Learners 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. Learners discuss the scenario and discuss...

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#### The Kangaroo Conundrum: A Study of a Quadratic Function

Students 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.