Minecraft: Green Building

Explore Innovations in Buildings that Help to Save Energy and Protect the Environment!


In this lesson, students will investigate innovations in buildings that help to save energy and protect the environment. In groups, students will build new homes that use some of these techniques.


  • Students will help out a family by making a list of things they can do to be more environmentally friendly!
  • Students will list of common items that are compostable, recyclable, then help the family sort their trash.
  • Students will do a home audit of common ways that can help to save energy and conserve water.
  • Students will Minecraft to make a plan for new school garden.

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Science & Technology
  • Quebec - Science
  • New Brunswick - Science
  • Nova Scotia - ICT & Science
  • Alberta - CTF & 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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