8-10 yrs old
Math & Economics
Students will explore parallel lines, perpendicular lines, acute angles, and obtuse angles and use this knowledge to design facades for buildings.
March 6, 2019
Minecraft World File
Download the world and open with Minecraft: Education Edition.
Common Core Standard Link 4.MD.C.6
Common Core Standard Link 4.MD.C.7
Engage NY Link
Associated Engage NY module and lesson.
1) What is an angle?
2) How many degrees are in a circle?
3) How can we measure angles?
4) What does it look like when we add or subtract angles?
5) What kind of things can angles help us in the real world?
6) What are the three kinds of angles?
Pencils and erasers
Before entering the world practice sketching and measuring an angle on graph paper with a protractor. Once the students feel comfortable with the process have them enter the world in pairs. Have them sketch a right angle, an obtuse angle, and an acute angle.
1) Sketch and Measure Angles
Students will enter the world in pairs and work together to observe, sketch, measure and build six angles.
2) Build and Measure Angles
Students will build an angle and measure their partners angles.
3) Add and Subtract Angles
Students will observe models that show angles being added and subtracted in Minecraft and answer the NPC’s questions about the angles.
4) Design Challenge
Students will design and execute a plan to build a bridge that a boat can sail under. The river will be 40 meters long and the bridge must be at least 7 meters high and the student must know at what angles to build their bridge.
1) The student was able to stretch Minecraft angles on graph paper and measure them with a protractor.
2) The student was able to add and subtract angles.
3) The student was able to make a design and execute a plan for a bridge that a boat can sail under. The student must be able to determine the angle of their bridge.
4) able to identify right, obtuse, and acute angles.
5) The student was able to achieve a score of 2 or higher when the “You Got It!” score is subtracted from the Not Yet Score for each standard
Basic geometric concepts of area and perimeter.
What can we do to slow deforestation?
LEARNING ECONOMICS: PRODUCTIVE RESOURCES
Students learn the use of resources to build.
Ss will relate decimals & fractions w/ a garden
Can you win a bridge building competition?
Students to create a sustainable energy circuit
Solving multiplication problems using arrays
Rube Goldberg Machines
Minecraft and Physics.
Area and Volume
Use the formulas for area and volume.
Building Sustainable Homes
What would happen if we ignored climate change?
Save the Village Using Order of Operations
Goods and Services Simulation
Students take a good from inception to store
Patterns and motifs
Patterns & motifs convey culture and heritage
Loss of Biodiversity
What would happen with an extinction of a specie?
LEARNING ECONOMICS WITH MINECRAFT: CHOICES, COSTS AND BENEFITS
SUBMITTED BY: The Council for Economic Education (CEE). For more ...
Pixel Power! Part 1
Using the Cartesian Plane to make Art!
A math area world to learn how to calculate area
Area and Perimeter Tasks
Students will demonstrate knowledge
Pixel Power! Part 2
How to create the equation of a line. y = mx + c
Craft Your Future: Refurbish
In this custom built Minecraft world, students encounter a variet...
This is a yearlong project for Fifth Grade.
Creation of Geometrical Sculptures in Minecraft
Students will create a zoo in Minecraft.
Craft your Future – Renovation
Minecraft. In this custom built Minecraft world, students encount...
Creating equivalent fraction models
In this lesson, you will be challenged to write code to make quad...
Preventing Urban Spread
How do we use land efficiently?
This project shows how you can create a rainbow in Minecraft usin...
Build a Dam
3rd Grade Engineering Challenge
Creeper Tower Test
5th Grade Engineering Challenge
In this lesson, students will create shapes using code and then d...
Recreate real-world objects in Minecraft
Parkour w/ Code!
Design a Parkour Course w/ Simple Code
Explore Treasure Island through Minecraft.
Angler Arithmetic – Cool Math!
Fishing Competition Teaches Math in Engaging Way
Surface Area and Perimeter
6th Grade CCSS Math
What’s the Probability
Help Archimedes discover the Probability of Drops!
Build a Cathedral
Students to design and build a Cathedral
Learning about Ratios via Minecraft
In this mod, students will learn different ratio rules for a spec...
Fractions Pixel Art
Break down pixel art into fractions.
Craft Your Future – Restoration
American Flag Three-Act Math
Determine the fraction/percent of each color!
Craft your future – Construction
In this custom-built Minecraft world, students encounter a variet...
Exploring Systems of Measurement
Students will use Minecraft to reimagine system of measurement in...
Repeated Addition with Parkour
Build a parkour course to show addition.
Craft your Future – Learning Construction in Minecraft – Introduction
Fraction Capture the Flag
Explore fractions through playing capture the flag
Explore fraction models and build a farm.
Ice Fishing Derby
5th Grade CCSS Math
To calculate formula
Steve’s New Home
A problem solving maths lesson.
Crafting Your Review
Students create a review world for others.
Number Line Railroad
CCSS 4th Grade Math
Building Word Problems
Create a scene that depicts a word problem.
Symmetry in Pixel Art
Study and use lines of symmetry in pixel art.
Division Into Equal Numbers
Learn division by rearranging arrays of blocks.
Two Step Word Problems
Build a two step world problem.
Fractions in Minecraft
Build math models that correspond to fractions.
Measurement Mini Game
Play, examine, and create plans for a mini-game.
The Decimal Dungeon – Part 3
Observe & build math models to escape the dungeon!
The Decimal Dungeon – Part 1
Fun, Functional Playground
Students redesign their existing school playground
MAKING HOMES, PART 1
Use math to design homes in Minecraft.
Points, Lines, Rays & Droppers
Learn about 2D figures by creating dropper games.
Survival Olympics Bar Graphs
Create graphs from Minecraft mini-game data.
Fractions and Multiplication
Multiply #s greater than, less than, or equal to 1
The Decimal Dungeon – Part 2
Base Ten Puzzles
Play a mini-game and solve base ten problems.
Define, build, and classify quadrilaterals
Finding the Unknown
Explore finding an unknown variable.
Part of Whole Art (fraction)
Create pic using fractional parts
The Decimal Dungeon – Part 4
Round Numbers Video
Learn to round by building math models.
Use equivalent fractions to build a racetrack.
Make a Regrouping Video
Build with blocks to demonstrate regrouping.
Build a Two-Step Word Problem
Design a two-step word problem in Minecraft.
Find the size of different landforms in Minecraft.
Regrouping Death Run
Solve Base 10 rounding math problems in Minecraft.
Multiplication and Division
Build models to show multiplication and division.
Explore the concept of volume in Minecraft.
Subtraction + Regrouping CTF
Build math models and play Capture the Flag
Lines, Angles & Architecture
Study lines and angles and use to design a facade.
Minecraft e o espaço escolar
Estudo e intervenção na escola pelo Minecraft
The Tragedy of the Commons
Can you solve the mystery?
Multi Digit Multiplication
Explore multi digit multiplication in Minecraft.
Coordinate Planes in Minecraft
Plot points and draw lines with basic functions.
to complete and analyze fractions
City Planning – Survival Roads
Solve equations to plan out roads.
Javelin Line Plots
Throw tridents and track distance on a graph.
Commutative Property Bed Wars
Build math models through mini-games
Long Division in Minecraft
Use blocks to show long division.
Explore how number patterns are used in building.
Arrays and Multiplication
Relate multiplication to array models.
Use the fill command to build an aquarium.
Elytra Flight Rounding
Solve Base 10 rounding problems thru mini-games.
Number Pattern Architecture
Use arithmetic patterns to create structures.
Build rectangles to find the factors for 1-100.
Use crafting recipes to study fractions.
MAKING HOMES, PART 2
Wither Battle Regrouping
Play a mini-game to regroup numbers in Minecraft.
Build a Word Problem
Write and build a word problem in Minecraft.
Explore 1st quadrant
MAKING HOMES, PART 3
Survival City Making Roads
Students will use multiples of ten to make roads.
Survival City – Making Homes
Survival City Part 2
Use math to design a home.
A review of counting by 1's, 5's, 10's, and 25's.
Math Bed Wars!
Build math models in a Minecraft mini-game.
Dividing Fractions CTF
Mini game to divide hole numbers with fractions.
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Fraction Capture the Flag 5NF
Solve problems and build math models to play CTF.
Plot a line graph javelin competition in Minecraft
Survival City Part 3
Use math to design a home in Minecraft.
Sample Size/Sound Conclusions
Find a region's composition by taking a sample!