Minecraft: Science Island

Teach the Scientific Method to all ages!

Description

In this lesson, students will be introduced to Science Island - a world designed to allow students of all ages to formulate, test & modify a guess before generating a hypothesis which they believe true!

Objectives

  • Formulate an educated guess.
  • Test an educated guess and formulated a hypothesis
  • Communicate observations effectively
  • Create a final truth statement to act as a hypothesis moving forward
  • Conduct experiments in a virtual environment following directions
  • Resetting an experiment and tidying up a lab atmosphere when completed
  • Students will communicate observations and happenings in detail in a written form to be submitted for review

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Science
  • 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 - Follow's 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

A game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment.