Minecraft Earth lets users aged 10 and up bring Minecraft into the real world. Students can build amazing objects in tabletop mode and place them in the real world at life size. They can populate their builds with unique mobs like the muddy pig and moobloom. They can collaborate with other builders and create communal masterpieces together, or team up and go on mini adventures. They can explore a new side to their local neighborhood and watch it evolve over time. Available for iOS and Android mobile devices, this augmented-reality game gives students a whole new world to discover! Cost: Free, with in-app purchases offered
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in June.
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum provides unique fieldtrip opportunities for teachers and students to engage with the museum’s content online. Among the museum’s offerings are “Earth and Its Place in the Universe” (grades 5–12); “Finding Our Way: Geography and GIS” (grades 6–8)); “Living Through History” (grades 1–8); and “Paper Airplane Design” (grades 3–8).
The online Science Journal for Kids and Teens reports on cutting-edge, peer-reviewed science research adapted for students and their teachers. Articles can be selected according to reading level and/or subject field.