8-10 yrs old
11-13 yrs old
Math & Economics
This project aims to enhance understanding in the concepts of area and volume in Grade 5 students.
March 2, 2018
Minecraft Project Instructions
Instructions and Guidelines for students.
Guiding Ideas/ Essential Understandings:
During this project students will be divided into groups and are expected to build a world based on a theme they have decided. In their Minecraft world students need to document the area and perimeter of at least 30 locations they have built. The teacher need to allocate sufficient time and a detailed timeline for students to complete their worlds. After finishing their worlds, students are expected to develop a script that will allow them to present their world to the school's community. A teacher may capture the gameplay and create digital presentations.
At a later stage during the year, the teacher will come back to this project and use it to allow students to discover the concept of volume and explore possible ways to calculate it. Please use the attached documents to provide guidelines to your students.
For this Minecraft Project students are expected to:
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