Minecraft Stem Challenge Build a City (Independent & Unofficial): A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Your Own City, Packed with Amazing Stem Facts to In (Mass Market Paperbound)
Minecraft STEM Challenge - Build a City harnesses Minecraft's potential for learning, and explains key STEM principles clearly and effectively as you build.
Build a bustling Minecraft metropolis - and get to grips with STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and math) as you play
Using core STEM principles, this book will take you step-by-step through the process of designing and constructing your own mega Minecraft city - from calculating area when building your foundations and understanding the different properties of the materials available to you, to learning about lighting and the use of symmetry in architecture.
Read about science topics in the real world, then put your learning to use within the game, discovering the differences between real life and the Minecraft world. At the end of the book the reader will have created one amazing city, with skyscrapers, stores, a sports stadium, roads and houses.
Played by more than 140 million monthly users, Minecraft is arguably the world's greatest and most influential online game, giving aspiring master builders the opportunity to create structures that push the limits of their imagination..
About the Author
Anne Rooney has taught at the Universities of Cambridge and York, and has been a Royal Literary Fund Fellow and Lector. She writes books on science, technology, engineering, and the history of science for children and adults, and has published around 200 books on a variety of subjects. She previously worked in the computer industry, and wrote and edited educational materials, often on aspects of science and computer technology.