Naturebytes led a partnership with Microsoft and WWF to create a game-based biodiversity and sustainability curriculum.
Our Minecraft world and education activities are an immersive and engaging approach for everyone to learn what biodiversity is, what means to us and what we can do to protect its future.
The new interactive curriculum now available for all Minecraft: Education Edition users, called Extinction! A Biodiversity Crisis. This content pack includes three standards-aligned lesson plans and a purpose-built Minecraft world from the creative minds of Naturebytes, a UK-based collective of technologists and conservation scientists.
Ride a rollercoaster through different eras, meet scientists and conservationists, conduct research about climate change and ecosystems use our educational resources, and work collaboratively to build creative solutions to counteract threats to biodiversity.
The Three Challenges:
This Biodiversity content pack is available for all Minecraft: Education Edition supported platforms (Windows, macOS, and iPad). Learn how to get started with Minecraft: Education Edition with our free trial.
You can find all the Minecraft activities from our Creative Studio here:
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