100 Super Fun STEM Activities and Lessons for Fans of Minecraft!
Kids won’t need to be nagged to dive headfirst into this collection of over one hundred STEM activities and challenges. Science, technology, engineering, and math all come to life on the pages of each colorfully-illustrated lesson in this book, inviting gamers to use the same kinds of creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills they enjoy using in their favorite video game: Minecraft.
Combining STEM ideas with the fun elements from the game (diamond swords, zombies, redstone traps) allows for deeper understanding and authentic connections to the world where kids live and play. Stand back as they go beyond rote learning and enjoy having the freedom to take risks, form theories, and pose unique solutions to complex real-world problems.
Whether they’re learning binary code, considering the laws of physics, or delving into architectural design, they’re finding new interests and building confidence in the classroom and beyond.
Perfect for video-game-loving kids who want to learn more about STEM
Includes hundreds of full-color illustrations and photos to guide readers of all ages
Helps encourage creativity and problem-solving skills
This forward-thinking workbook challenges young Minecrafters to use their natural creativity and problem-solving skills to address real-world problems—and have fun doing it
Jen Funk Weber began writing professionally while working as a winter caretaker for remote lodges in Alaska, often passing six months or more with no electricity, running water, or human neighbors. Jen has written numerous puzzle and activity books, including Nancy Drew: Hollywood Head Scratchers, The Spiderwick Chronicles, Wild About Alaska: A Children’s Puzzle Book, Wild About Sudoku, and Alaska’s Puzzle Bears. Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs is Jen’s debut picture book.
Amanda Brack has a passion for drawing and illustration, and enjoys the creativity of working on a wide variety of projects in her freelance career. She currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Amanda Brack is also the illustrator of the Creeper Diaries series and the Jokes for Minecrafters series from Sky Pony Press. She has a passion for drawing and illustration, and enjoys the creativity of working on a wide variety of projects in her freelance career. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.