Table 5.

Responses from the end-of-semester, open-ended student survey questions used in three sections

Students Whose Response Included “Yes”
Question%Number of Students/Total
Did designing your fictional animal help you understand how physiological systems function together and are integrated?95.745/47
Did choosing the environment where you animal would live help you understand how physiological systems work together, so the animal can response to environmental conditions and challenges?88.940/45
Did you gain a new of deeper awareness and appreciation of trade-offs in function and efficiency as well as physiological constraints placed on an animal in its environment?89.442/47