11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
Climate & Environment
This lesson designed by Daniel Summerell, Hazel Glen College. Students design a future city addressing selected Sustainable Development Goals.
April 27, 2021
UN Sustainable Development Goals
Unpack the 17 United Nation Sustainable Development Goals
10 ways to build more sustainable cities
Design ideas for sustainability
City of the Future with Minecraft EE ppt planner
Student self-guided planner file including support for brainstorming, image collects, reflections and assessment rubric.
Why is there a need for the UN Sustainable Development Goals? How can cities in the future be built to be more sustainable?
This lesson is designed for student self-managed learning. They are given the City of the Future with Minecraft EE ppt planner which guides the steps in their learning. Teachers should go through this planner with students and decide whether they are to work individually or in small teams.
Through their completed city world files and completed project planner students will present evidence of:
Design and Technologies: Creating Designed Solutions
Students create designed solutions for each of the prescribed technologies contexts based on an evaluation of needs or opportunities. They develop criteria for success, including sustainability considerations, and use these to judge the suitability of their ideas and designed solutions and processes.
Creating Designed Solutions
Technology and Society
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