To continue to educate young people about new educational disciplines in the context of containment implemented in several countries, the development studio Mojang published, free of charge, a Minecraft experience aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Again and again, Minecraft continues to surprise its world. Whether on the user or developer side. Earlier this month, Reporters Without Borders stood out, for example, by creating a giant library dedicated to censored content, when, a few days later, Japanese students had fun recreating their diploma ceremony.
Awareness and learning
This time, it’s the Mojang development studio’s turn to shine in the best possible way: the Swedish company gives young school children confined by the coronavirus (Covid-19) the opportunity to discover, free of charge, International Space Station (ISS). This new program has indeed been added to the Education Edition category available in the Video Game Marketplace, says Engadget.
The idea here is to educate school children, high school students to new disciplines, while strengthening their distance learning, despite the absence of current IRL (in real life). The opportunity for them to achieve particular challenges devised alongside NASA, and learn more about the ISS permanently manned since November 2000.
Marine biology, architecture and Greek history
Provision for free to teachers and students with a Microsoft account 365 Education (until June), the Education Edition section to look into other disciplines, like marine biology, renewable energy, architecture or of Greek history, to name a few