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Minecraft STEM challenge : build a city / built by Jamie Harvey and written by Anne Rooney.

By: Rooney, Anne.
Contributor(s): Harvey, Jamie [graphic designer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Minecraft STEM challenge: Publisher: London, England : Carlton Books, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 64 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781783124046 (paperback).Other title: Stem challenge : build a city | Build a city.Subject(s): Minecraft (Game) -- Juvenile literature | Computer adventure games -- Juvenile literature | Architecture -- Juvenile literature | Building -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 794.8/5 Summary: Build a bustling Minecraft metropolis - and get to grips with STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and maths) 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, shops, a sports stadium, roads and houses.
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Build a bustling Minecraft metropolis - and get to grips with STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and maths) 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, shops, a sports stadium, roads and houses.

"Independant and unofficial"--Title page.

"A step-by-step guide to creating your own city, packed with amazing STEM facts to inspire you!"--Cover.

Build a bustling Minecraft metropolis - and get to grips with STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and maths) 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, shops, a sports stadium, roads and houses.

7+ years.