11-13 yrs old
14-18 yrs old
The ancient city of Olisipo(Lisbon)during the Roman times, in Minecraft: Education Edition based on a historical scientifically accurate documentary
March 2, 2018
Video with historical references
After watching this video, the students were inspired to built our city during the Roman Empire.
To conclude the process, Ss receive a Form designed to assess the quality of their project and gather feedback on the Ss work as well as challenges.
Here you can find the last version of our world.
Olisipo World | Photos
Image used as inspiration
Ss receive their individual Project Plan to fill in with all necessary info, such as title, group work, timeline and sessions.
In line with the curricular goals and objective of the National Ministry of Education, Ss mark their accomplished goals/objectives as they progress.
Ss are constantly accompanied by the teacher
They are asked to explain their actions, decisions and reasons for undertaking a specific task, as well as showcase their learning process.
Ss present their work to the whole classroom and discuss their results, workflow, as well as whether specific goals and objectives have been achieved.
Olisipo World | Group areas
We divided the World in this sections to each group could construct in different areas.
This project is based on a historically and scientifically accurate documentary by Portuguese filmmakers and experts that uses Virtual 3D Architecture and narration to bring the two-thousand year old city of Lisbon to life. The students are using the documentary, and their teacher’s carefully designed lesson plan, to build the ancient city in a one to one scale inside a custom-made Minecraft world, as well as add all necessary information and historical elements to it. Eventually, when the world is completed, it will be shared through the Minecraft Education website both as a lesson plan and a world, so that other teachers and students from around the world can explore and study this incredible project.
At the end of this project, the students had achieved the following goals:
All of their work was made on the teacher's World on Minecraft: Education Edition.
After the final presentation, students work was evaluated by the class and the teacher.
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