Minecraft Education Edition: Extinction! Orangutans Future (Teach Biodiversity With Minecraft)

Design and build a sustainable Orangutan reserve.

Learn about the value, threats, sustainable management of biodiversity before building an Orangutan reserve to benefit the people, profit and planet.

This lesson will enable students to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different threats to biodiversity and their impacts
  • Explore the deforested area and pay particular attention to the detail within each source information.
  • Interact with NPC’s and external sources of information.
  • Have an appreciation of the different interests and perspectives of how biodiversity should be managed.
  • Critically assess how the area can be managed sustainably
  • Use collaborative design thinking to create an area to benefit people and the planet
  • Build a sustainable orangutan reserve in minecraft
  • Understand how individual lifestyle and actions can impact orangutans, the local environment and stop the biodiversity crisis.


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Science Topics
Biology, Conservation & Sustainability, Zoology
Technology Topics
Video Games
Middle School, High School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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