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Winter Olympics XXIII Project

All Ages

Art and Design

Careers and Management

Gaming

Students will design and organize the athletic events sites for the Winter Olympics XXIII South Korea in Minecraft Education Edition.

avatar Submitted By: Benjamin Kelly

January 17, 2017

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity

External References

Minecraft Winter Olympics Site World File

The perfect place to build the Winter Olympics in Minecraft with the Organizer Village already present.

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Learning Objectives

  • Students will research, design and build the athletic facilities needed to offer the South Korean Winter Olympics
  • Students could invent their own Winter Minecraft Sports and create the Minecraft Education Edition Winter Olympics with unique challenges

Guiding Ideas

How do Olympic Organizers engineer the athletic facilities needed during the Winter Olympics?

Can students collaboratively depict and arrange Olympic Status facilities in Minecraft?

Optional: Can students create their own novel competitions for a variation of this project called "The Minecraft Education Edition Winter Olympics"

How does the geography of South Korea compare to the geography of this Minecraft world?

Student Activities

Students will co-construct with their teacher the essential facilities needed for a Winter Olympics following brief research.

Students will form teams and begin (in creative mode) building these facilities.

Students will reflect via journals and camera pictures on the mass organization efforts needed to create the Winter Olympic atmosphere in real life drawing on their Minecraft imitation.

Optional: Students will design and construct unique Minecraft Winter Olympic challenges to replace real world events.

 

Performance Expectations

Students will design a Winter Olympic venue collection for South Korea's Winter Games XXIII

Optional: Students will collaboratively design and build unique new Minecraft Winter Games Challenges

Students will reflect via journals on the 21st century skills needed to be part of an Olympic Planning Team.

Skills

  • Citizenship
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity

External References

Minecraft Winter Olympics Site World File

The perfect place to build the Winter Olympics in Minecraft with the Organizer Village already present.

Supporting Files

screen shot 1


SS1

Screen Shot 2


SS2

Screen Shot 3


SS3

screen shot directions


directions

project title card


title card