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From Crop Fields to the Table!

8-10 yrs old

11-13 yrs old

Computer Science

Geography

History

From farming to trade of comsumable goods explore the key trade activities that drive the main economic activities in Central Anatolia region.

avatar Submitted By: Onur AYDIN

January 18, 2018

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity

Supporting Files

Lesson Plan


PowerPoint Deck


World and MakeCode Files


Student Worksheets


Learning Objectives

  • Learns the main production line of consumable goods in Central Anatolia Region.
  • Understands basic and advanced machinery involved in growing, harvesting, processing and distribution mechanics.
  • Learns about major economic activities driving employment for the local area.

Guiding Ideas

Instructions:

  • Test students’ readiness and existing know how on region’s economic activities.
  • Prepare to share background information to supplement student understanding.
  • Share an example from Kayseri economic activities driving income and employment opportunities.
  • At the end of the lecture summarise key points and takeaways.

Student Activities

  • Students gather information about three targeted cities: Ankara + Kayseri + Konya.
  • Students build wheat and sugar crop fields of Konya for harvest in Minecraft.
  • Students then build a factory in Ankara to process raw materials collected from Konya.
  • Students then build railroads and airports to distribute and trade end goods to consumers.
  • Students use the Code Builder to craft the world.

Performance Expectations

Demonstration of a full production and distribution line cycle of target goods.

Expedited / accelerated craft process through the use of Code Builder.

 

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Thanks to Ecmen Erdem and Gizem Serter for helping me to prepare this lesson plan.

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity

Supporting Files

Lesson Plan


PowerPoint Deck


World and MakeCode Files


Student Worksheets