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
Part of the Democratic Knowledge Project at Harvard University, the Declaration Resources Project supports teaching and learning about, and ongoing engagement with, the Declaration of Independence. One of the resources in development is Portrait of a Tyrant, a six-episode adventure game for students to learn about the Declaration of Independence, its historical context and contemporary relevance.
Could there be ghosts trapped in the basement of the SmithsonianNational Museum of American History? With the sudden and curious departure of her last intern, Museum Curator Isabella Wagner needs students’ help solving a mystery dating back to the Civil War.