Minecraft Education Edition: What is the World Made Of? (Teaching Chemistry with Minecraft)

Explore the elemental composition of the world.

Students will use the Material Reducer to better understand that natural and synthetic objects are all made of elements.

Understand that natural and synthetic objects are all made of elements.

MS-PS1-1. Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.

Gather information about the elemental composition of Minecraft blocks.

Be aware that some elements are much more common than others.

Understand that synthetic materials and chemicals can be made from natural resources.

 

 

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Science Topics
Chemistry, Periodic Table of Elements
Technology Topics
Video Games
K-6, Middle School, High School, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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