Think Pokémon is just for play? It's not! When appropriated for the needs of science, it can also be a tool for learning.

Phylomon is the creation of David Ng, a biologist at the University of British Columbia, who is hoping the "collect them all" appeal of his custom card game can make learning about biodiversity as much fun as...collecting them all.


The game isn't finished, so if you'd like to help, the project is in need of both artists and testers, so hit the link below to find out more.

PHYLO: The Trading Card Game [Phylo, via Boing Boing]

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