Chemistry in Minecraft

The Chemistry Update for Minecraft: Education Edition introduces a Chemistry Resource Pack to Minecraft: Education Edition! Discover the building blocks of matter, combine elements into useful compounds and Minecraft items, and conduct amazing experiments with new lessons and a downloadable world.


Learn science in Minecraft! 

The Chemistry Update offers educators and learners a fun, accessible way to explore chemistry within the immersive world of Minecraft. Science is all about hands-on learning. Students can start experimenting in chemistry right away, building creative problem solving skills and practicing the scientific method.

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A World of Chemistry!

Download this Minecraft world file as a template to get started using the Chemistry Resource Pack. Inside this world, educators and students can access a hands-on tutorial, use the testing area to create and experiment with new Minecraft items such as ice bombs, balloons, and super fertilizer, view elements in a complete periodic table and build a customized chemistry lab.

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Download the Teacher’s Lab Book

The Lab Book provides a reference guide for teachers on how to use the Chemistry Resource Pack in Minecraft. It provides a visual glossary, explains how use the new crafting tools and access sample Minecraft chemistry lessons.

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Discover New Crafting Tools

Combine elements into over 30 compounds with the Compound Creator. Use the slider in the Element Constructor to build 118 elements based on the number of protons, neutrons and electrons. Create Minecraft items with the Lab Table, and reduce blocks to its component elements with the Material Reducer.

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Connect with other educators around the world using Minecraft to engage students and bring science to life. Find a Minecraft Mentor near you, add a chemistry lesson to our activity library and join the conversation!

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