Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids: Family-Friendly Projects for Exploring Concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
|Author:||John Miller; Chris Fornell Scott|
Minecraft + STEM = An unstoppable force for fun and learning
In Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids, you'll find a collection of 48 creative projects that make learning science, technology, engineering, and math exciting for the whole family. Venture off on six action-packed Quests, each with four unique Labs that pair a hands-on activity with an in-game project.
Here's just a sampling of what you'll create and learn about:
Concoct glow-in-the-dark slime
Grow pipe cleaner snowflakes
Design and build a model Martian habitat
Mix milk and soap to create "fireworks"
Make a working volcano
Create an electromagnet
Craft a laboratory to serve as your in-game headquarters
Carve a crystal ice castle
Construct a working dam
Design and use a custom teleporter
Build an underwater oceanographic field station
Start with a lesson on terminology and gameplay, learn how to document Lab activities with sketchnoting, and meet five leading Minecraft experts who share how their experiences with the game have contributed to their success.
Enjoy Minecraft together -- and harness its powerful potential for learning -- with Unofficial Minecraft STEM Lab for Kids