8-10 yrs old
Climate & Environment
Exploring biomes and creating a suitable house.
July 10, 2018
Supporting student guide
A guide for students to use
Supporting Worksheet template
Worksheet for students to complete
In groups of 3, students will connect to the same Biome world (via share seed option) and explore the natural vegetation and animals found in that environment. For 4 weeks, students will explore a new biome and complete the worksheets attached. These Minecraft lessons will be taught in collaboration with lessons that explore real world environments and the same worksheet will be completed to compare and contrast.
Students will need to use the camera and portfolio items to document their learning through each Biome. (Open the world in Creative Mode and add the items to inventory. Then use command: /gamemode S to change it back to survival mode)
In groups of 3, students will need to make a liveable house in a biome they have previously explored or experienced in gameplay. Students need to do this in survival mode.
It is important that they:
Some example house designs to inspire their creativity can be found in the document "Supporting student guide".
Biome seeds for house design: