Minecraft: Area and Volume

Create and Solve Problems Involving Area and Volume in Minecraft!


In this lesson, students will use Minecraft to create and solve problems involving area and volume.


  • Students will recognize volume as an attribute of three-dimensional space.
  • Students will be able to write and interpret numerical expressions.
  • Students will understand that volume can be measured by finding the total number of same-size units of volume required to fill the space without gaps or overlaps.

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Number
  • Quebec - Mathematics
  • New Brunswick - Mathematics
  • Nova Scotia - Mathematics
  • Alberta - Mathematics
  • British Columbia - ADST & Mathematics
  • Manitoba - Mathematics
  • Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
  • Saskatchewan - Mathematics
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
  • Yukon Territories - Follows B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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Minecraft: Education Edition
Minecraft: Education Edition

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