Minecraft: Extinction! Orangutan's Future

Build an Orangutan Reserve to Benefit the People and the Planet!


In this lesson, students will learn about the value, threats, sustainable management of biodiversity before building an Orangutan reserve to benefit the people and profit the planet.


  • Develop an understanding of the threats to Biodiversity
  • Learn about conservation methods and sustainable development
  • Learn about the endangered Orangutan
  • Learn how to sustainably manage resources to balance people, profit and planet

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Science
  • Quebec - Science
  • New Brunswick - Science
  • Nova Scotia - Science
  • Alberta - Science
  • British Columbia - ADST & Science
  • Manitoba - Science
  • Prince Edward Island - Science
  • Saskatchewan - Science
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - Science
  • 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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