Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids
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.
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:
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.