Hour of code: Timecraft

Learn basic coding concepts to correct mysterious mishaps throughout history! Travel back in time to save the future in this free Hour of Code lesson in Minecraft: Education Edition. Players will choose their own adventure and connect with great innovators and inventions in science, architecture, music, engineering, and more. Follow the steps below to get started!

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Set up Minecraft: Education Edition

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Facilitate an Hour of Code

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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: Get the Lesson Plan

The lesson page includes standards-based learning objectives, a facilitator guide with answer keys, and a video tour.

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Step 3: Facilitate an Hour of Code

In this free course, learn how to facilitate an Hour of Code at your school or home.

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Step 4: More Computer Science Resources

Explore this starter kit and free CSTA-based curriculum. Discover how to program with block-coding, JavaScript, and Python in the game.

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