Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids

Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids

# 042069

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Item #: 042069
ISBN: 9781631594830
Grades: 3-7

Product Description:

Bridging the gap between Minecraft and STEM concepts, this hands-on, project-based book provides background information for parents on Minecraft and its game mechanics before embarking on the 24 family friendly labs. Labs are divided into Minecraft themed quests and cover numerous STEM topics including crystals, rocks, minerals and gems, engineering, the solar system, ecosystems, quantum physics, and more. Also includes numerous extension activities (Now Try This) and video learning links.

Publisher Description:

Minecraft + STEM = An unstoppable force for fun and learning! In Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids, you’ll find a collection of 48 creative, collaborative projects that make learning science, technology, engineering, and math exciting for the whole family. Venture off on six action-packed Quests, each with four unique Labs that pair a hands-on activity with an in-game project.

Just a few of the exciting things you’ll create and learn about:

Hands-on activities:

  • Concoct glow-in-the-dark slime
  • Grow pipe cleaner snowflakes
  • Design and build a model Martian habitat
  • Mix milk and soap to create “fireworks”
  • Make a working volcano
  • Create an electromagnet
  • In-game projects:

  • Craft a laboratory to serve as your in-game headquarters
  • Carve a crystal ice castle
  • Construct a working dam
  • Design and use a custom teleporter
  • Build an underwater oceanographic field station
  • Start with a lesson on terminology and gameplay, learn how to document Lab activities with sketchnoting, and meet five leading Minecraft experts who share how their experiences with the game have contributed to their success.

    Category Description for Science Activity & Experiment Resources:
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    John Miller
    Brand Name
    Quarry Books
    1.1 (lbs.)
    8.75" x 8.75" x 0.38"
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