Digital Learning

Exploring Climate And Environment Through Minecraft Modes

The virtual worlds possible in Minecraft make it ideal for exploring climate change and issues of sustainability. The Science Hunters team show how the various modes in the game can open new avenues for discovery and increase the difficulty levels for students.

Minecraft is both an extremely popular game and ideal for communicating concepts, as it contains a range of features which relate to real-world processes and environments and can be used to engage children with various topics. It is a construction-based game which allows players to build a huge range of structures and items with a variety of blocks of different properties and textures.

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