Global build challenge: peace with nature

Join Minecraft and UNESCO in a global build competition to design sustainable solutions for your communities that help us live in harmony with nature. Students are invited to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Minecraft: Education Edition with curriculum to support teachers. Submissions are due on November 19.

Step by step

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Setup Minecraft: education edition

Read the prompt & form a team

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Read the prompt & form a team

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Build in the custom world

Submit your creation

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Submit your creation

Polar bear character

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Step 1: Set up Minecraft: education edition

Make sure you have the latest version installed. You can check your version and update if necessary with these instructions.

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Step 2: Explore the Challenge & SDGS

Invite your learners to join the Peace with Nature Challenge with our video trailer, lesson plan, and submission guide. Students will participate in small teams to design and build their sustainable solution in Minecraft: Education Edition.

Go to lesson
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Step 3: Build in Minecraft

Students build their sustainable solutions in the custom 'Peace with Nature' world available in the in-game lesson library for Minecraft: Education Edition. Learn about sustainable development by meeting characters in Minecraft.

Download world
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STEP 4: Submit to Win Prizes

Create a short video and description of your Challenge build. Submit via the Challenge submission form by November 19 for the chance to win special Minecraft prizes. Winners will be announced in December.

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