Minecraft: Hour of Code - Artificial Intelligence

Program the Minecraft Agent to Collect and Analyze Data!


In this lesson, students will learn the coding basics and explore a real-world example of artificial intelligence and program the Minecraft Agent to collect data about forest fires.


  • Get a high-level understanding of how Artificial Intelligence can be used to collect data about forest fires
  • Create coding solutions that include sequences, events, loops, and conditionals
  • Decompose (break down) the steps needed to solve a problem into a precise sequence of instructions Iterate on solutions to complete a task
  • The lesson also includes free time to explore coding concepts they’ve learned through playing to deepen their understanding.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Distributive Property of Multiplication.

Curriculum Connections Summary

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

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