Minecraft Education Edition: Invisible Forces at Work (Study the International Space Station)

Students will explore invisible forces.

Students will review magnetism and gravity. They will design a magnetic structure that could protect the ISS or assist its astronauts.

Learning Objectives

1. review magnetism and gravity, recognizing both as invisible forces a. NGSS 3-PS2-3 b. NGSS 5-PS2-1

2. understand how gravity affects astronauts in space a. NGSS 3-PS2-1

3. create a magnetic device to protect the ISS or assist its astronauts in a weightless environment a. NGSS 3-PS2-4

4. become familiar with “space junk” and how that can affect the ISS and its astronauts





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Science Topics
Force (Gravitational), Force (Magnetic), International Space Station & Research in Space
Technology Topics
Video Games
K-6, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

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