8-10 yrs old
Math & Economics
Explore the Decimal Dungeon in a five-part unit on Numbers & Operations in Base Ten where students observe and build math models to solve problems.
April 30, 2019
Minecraft World File
Download the world and open with Minecraft: Education Edition.
Engage NY Link
Associated Engage NY module and lesson.
Common Core Standard Link
Watch this short video and have the students follow along by writing the problems in their notebooks.
Ask students :
1) How is adding and subtracting decimals different than adding and subtracting whole numbers?
2) How is adding and subtracting decimals the same as adding and subtracting whole numbers?
3) What are real world situations where we would need to add and subtract fractions.
Practice the follow problems
1) 1,458.35 + 385.81 =
2) 81.23 - 7.42
Write a word problem.
Students will take the real world situations they just discussed and use them to write a solve a word problem that involves adding or subtracting decimals.
Play the Game
Students will enter the world in single player mode watch videos, observer and build math models, and fight monsters. The game will start at coordinate 296 9 19 or you can go to the Hub at coordinate -33 5 69 and chose Level 4. If student have passed this level on day two they should still start at Level 5 with everyone else.
Challenge 1) Observe and Solve Math Models that Represent Addition and Subtraction Problems with Decimals.
Challenge 2) Build a Math Model of Addition with Decimals
The computer lock will give you two numbers with decimals to add, build the problem and take a picture and document in your portfolio. Then regroup the problem, take a picture and document in your portfolio.
3) What strategies can you use to make adding and subtracting with fractions easy.
1) The student was able to observe math models and identify what numbers are being added or subtracted.
2) The student was able to build math models and identify what numbers are being added.
3) The student was able to regroup between place values.
Basic geometric concepts of area and perimeter.
What can we do to slow deforestation?
LEARNING ECONOMICS: PRODUCTIVE RESOURCES
Students learn the use of resources to build.
Ss will relate decimals & fractions w/ a garden
Can you win a bridge building competition?
Students to create a sustainable energy circuit
Solving multiplication problems using arrays
Area and Volume
Use the formulas for area and volume.
Rube Goldberg Machines
Minecraft and Physics.
Building Sustainable Homes
What would happen if we ignored climate change?
Save the Village Using Order of Operations
Goods and Services Simulation
Students take a good from inception to store
Loss of Biodiversity
What would happen with an extinction of a specie?
LEARNING ECONOMICS WITH MINECRAFT: CHOICES, COSTS AND BENEFITS
SUBMITTED BY: The Council for Economic Education (CEE). For more ...
Patterns and motifs
Patterns & motifs convey culture and heritage
Pixel Power! Part 1
Using the Cartesian Plane to make Art!
A math area world to learn how to calculate area
Area and Perimeter Tasks
Students will demonstrate knowledge
Pixel Power! Part 2
How to create the equation of a line. y = mx + c
Craft Your Future: Refurbish
In this custom built Minecraft world, students encounter a variet...
Creation of Geometrical Sculptures in Minecraft
This is a yearlong project for Fifth Grade.
Students will create a zoo in Minecraft.
Craft your Future – Renovation
Minecraft. In this custom built Minecraft world, students encount...
In this lesson, you will be challenged to write code to make quad...
Preventing Urban Spread
How do we use land efficiently?
Creating equivalent fraction models
This project shows how you can create a rainbow in Minecraft usin...
Build a Dam
3rd Grade Engineering Challenge
Creeper Tower Test
5th Grade Engineering Challenge
Recreate real-world objects in Minecraft
Parkour w/ Code!
Design a Parkour Course w/ Simple Code
In this lesson, students will create shapes using code and then d...
Angler Arithmetic – Cool Math!
Fishing Competition Teaches Math in Engaging Way
Surface Area and Perimeter
6th Grade CCSS Math
Explore Treasure Island through Minecraft.
What’s the Probability
Help Archimedes discover the Probability of Drops!
Build a Cathedral
Students to design and build a Cathedral
Learning about Ratios via Minecraft
In this mod, students will learn different ratio rules for a spec...
Exploring Systems of Measurement
Students will use Minecraft to reimagine system of measurement in...
American Flag Three-Act Math
Determine the fraction/percent of each color!
Craft your future – Construction
In this custom-built Minecraft world, students encounter a variet...
Craft Your Future – Restoration
Fractions Pixel Art
Break down pixel art into fractions.
Craft your Future – Learning Construction in Minecraft – Introduction
Repeated Addition with Parkour
Build a parkour course to show addition.
Fraction Capture the Flag
Explore fractions through playing capture the flag
To calculate formula
Ice Fishing Derby
5th Grade CCSS Math
Steve’s New Home
A problem solving maths lesson.
Crafting Your Review
Students create a review world for others.
Number Line Railroad
CCSS 4th Grade Math
Division Into Equal Numbers
Learn division by rearranging arrays of blocks.
Building Word Problems
Create a scene that depicts a word problem.
Explore fraction models and build a farm.
Symmetry in Pixel Art
Study and use lines of symmetry in pixel art.
Measurement Mini Game
Play, examine, and create plans for a mini-game.
Angles and Building Bridges
Explore lines and angles to build a bridge.
Fun, Functional Playground
Students redesign their existing school playground
Two Step Word Problems
Build a two step world problem.
Points, Lines, Rays & Droppers
Learn about 2D figures by creating dropper games.
Fractions in Minecraft
Build math models that correspond to fractions.
Survival Olympics Bar Graphs
Create graphs from Minecraft mini-game data.
MAKING HOMES, PART 1
Use math to design homes in Minecraft.
The Decimal Dungeon – Part 3
Observe & build math models to escape the dungeon!
Base Ten Puzzles
Play a mini-game and solve base ten problems.
Define, build, and classify quadrilaterals
Part of Whole Art (fraction)
Create pic using fractional parts
Finding the Unknown
Explore finding an unknown variable.
Round Numbers Video
Learn to round by building math models.
Find the size of different landforms in Minecraft.
The Decimal Dungeon – Part 1
Fractions and Multiplication
Multiply #s greater than, less than, or equal to 1
Regrouping Death Run
Solve Base 10 rounding math problems in Minecraft.
Use equivalent fractions to build a racetrack.
Make a Regrouping Video
Build with blocks to demonstrate regrouping.
Minecraft e o espaço escolar
Estudo e intervenção na escola pelo Minecraft
The Tragedy of the Commons
Can you solve the mystery?
The Decimal Dungeon – Part 2
Build a Two-Step Word Problem
Design a two-step word problem in Minecraft.
Subtraction + Regrouping CTF
Build math models and play Capture the Flag
Multi Digit Multiplication
Explore multi digit multiplication in Minecraft.
to complete and analyze fractions
City Planning – Survival Roads
Solve equations to plan out roads.
Commutative Property Bed Wars
Build math models through mini-games
Javelin Line Plots
Throw tridents and track distance on a graph.
Arrays and Multiplication
Relate multiplication to array models.
Lines, Angles & Architecture
Study lines and angles and use to design a facade.
Use the fill command to build an aquarium.
Multiplication and Division
Build models to show multiplication and division.
Coordinate Planes in Minecraft
Plot points and draw lines with basic functions.
Explore how number patterns are used in building.
Wither Battle Regrouping
Play a mini-game to regroup numbers in Minecraft.
Explore the concept of volume in Minecraft.
Build a Word Problem
Write and build a word problem in Minecraft.
Build rectangles to find the factors for 1-100.
Long Division in Minecraft
Use blocks to show long division.
Explore 1st quadrant
MAKING HOMES, PART 2
Elytra Flight Rounding
Solve Base 10 rounding problems thru mini-games.
Use crafting recipes to study fractions.
Number Pattern Architecture
Use arithmetic patterns to create structures.
Survival City Making Roads
Students will use multiples of ten to make roads.
Survival City – Making Homes
A review of counting by 1's, 5's, 10's, and 25's.
MAKING HOMES, PART 3
Dividing Fractions CTF
Mini game to divide hole numbers with fractions.
Math Bed Wars!
Build math models in a Minecraft mini-game.
Survival City Part 2
Use math to design a home.
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Sample Size/Sound Conclusions
Find a region's composition by taking a sample!
Fraction Capture the Flag 5NF
Solve problems and build math models to play CTF.
Plot a line graph javelin competition in Minecraft
Survival City Part 3
Use math to design a home in Minecraft.