Life is full of choices. In Hungry Birds, players learn about the different choices animals are forced to make every day.
The goal of Hungry Birds is to rear as many offspring as you can. Players take on the role of a bird hunting for food to feed its offspring and survive. As players explore the different environments in Hungry Birds, they about variation in food availability and must weigh different risks.
The game teaches concepts surrounding various life-history decisions ranging from allocation and feeding strategies, giving up densities, risky and shy personalities, and parent-offspring conflict.
This game is designed as a single player game. It can be used as homework to introduce the topic prior to class (a flipped classroom style of learning), or can be used to reinforce ideas after teaching the topic in class.
Teachers can download data or display them in front of the class in real time to allow student to learn how their decisions affect their performance relative to their competitors.