2020 Minecraft Education Global Build Championship

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The Minecraft Education Global Build Championship is designed to engage students and meet your remote learning needs. Challenge your learners to work in teams of 1-3 using Minecraft: Education Edition to design and build healthy spaces for animals and humans to coexist using the provided prompt, World template, and teaching resources. Promote creativity, collaboration, and problem solving while giving your students a way to stay connected in a game-based learning environment they love.

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Step 1: Register!

Register teams of 1-3 students, read the rules and regulations, and download the submission materials. Students under 18 will need a parent, guardian or educator to register.

Step 2: Build!

Using the Prompt below, challenge your student teams to design and build a space for humans and animals to coexist in the provided world template! Remember, builds must be done in Minecraft: Education Edition. Click here to see if you have access. Use our Educator Guide to help facilitate learning.

Step 3: Submit!

Each team will need to record a short game recording of their finished build and provide a short description in the provided PowerPoint template. Students under 18 will need a parent, guardian, or educator to submit.

Entries must be received during the Entry Period between 00:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) on 3 October 2020 and 11:59PM PST on 8 November 2020 for the chance to win Minecoins, awesome Minecraft gear, and more!

Championship Prompt:

Over the past 9 months, we’ve seen wildlife roam free while people isolate to stay healthy. Whales have changed their migration patterns due to fewer ships, sea turtles have laid record eggs on beaches empty of humans, and wild monkeys have taken over city streets. These stories cause us to wonder: what if we could redesign our human environment to accommodate the animal world: what would it be like if animals could still roam free within human environments?

Your challenge is to design and build a space in Minecraft: Education Edition that supports a healthy environment for both humans and animals. Choose between designing a school, home, work or public space, and select a biome or habitat.

Extra Credit: Incorporate one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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