Sometimes life can be just a little too real and students love a good fantasy experience. Steve in Wonderland? Honey I Shrunk the Minecrafters? An original wacky tale? Whatever the fantasy angle this world with a village next to a mushroom kingdom is perfect for bringing that magic to your next literacy lesson. Just watch out for those hyper Mario Brothers from Nintendo!
On the heels of Disney's big hit "Moana" your students may find themselves wanting to look deeper into Hawaiian culture, ancestral village life or wayfinding. I suggest your classes visit the Hour of Code website and find both Moana and Minecraft coding tutorials as a anticipatory set for this lesson. This seed offers a healthy village shelter with ample oceans and islands to explore. Engineer future designs for safer oil rigs? Hold a boat design Build Battle? Students can map the new world, talk about sustainable island living or turn the island into a successful tourism hotspot responsibly! Surfs up?
With three very close satellite communities in the largest snow biome I've ever seen this seed sets the stage for immediate success. Early Denver City Colorado? Diamond mines of Northern North America? Modern transportation networks for extreme North settlement? Climate Change Experience? Nation land claims in the North? All of these are now immediately possible with this inviting seed. On the far opposite edge of the massive snow biomes Ice Spires set the stage for fantasy experiences and narratives as well. Finally, with huge biomes this seeds is fit for an epic cross-map quests or race to find the diamond throne in the Hall of the Mountain King....or whatever you think up!
Not one but TWO jungle temples hide near spawn in a massive rainforest jungle biome. You can see one ancient temple has been surrounded by a lake while the other is still on land. Both are rich for exploration and perhaps further development. Can your students responsibly develop these as tourist attractions minimizing harm to the rainforest? Will they choose not to in the end? Why? This seed offers beauty and room for deep conversations. Bring ancient history to life in high school. Experienece South America from the safety of Minecraft. Look at deforestation by causing it and then trying to reverse it. Have one group act as conservationists and the other as industrialists. What is the cure for cancer is in that jungle?
Have a blast with your class in this huge jungle biome with instant engagment due to the double jungle temples!
Explore a lost treasure beneath the ocean as a class? Use Skype Field Trips to chat with the crew living beneath the sea in Aquarius? (See youtube video and sign up today for your class chat) Whatever your lesson this massive underwater temple will not disappoint. Give everyone some night vision potion and have them dive and explore this lost treasure. Maybe they want to stay and live like Aquarius? Maybe they want to build an airlocked access to a floating station above the temple? Have some fun with this very interesting experienece.
Beautiful water caves beneath hilltop villages and gardens set this seed up to be a favorite for creative development and exploration. Engineer a transportation system for hilltop and ground level villagers and resources? Create your own Minecraft Mount Rushmore? Whatever your lesson of the day this seed has two villages near each other with waterfalls, caves, and hilltop satellite living. Students will not get bored of this geography that is all closely arranged.
Imagine 8 VILLAGES, a mineshaft, a stronghold, epic mountain formations, normal villages on desert biomes on the coast, and more! Now stop imagining because this seed has it all! You students deserve a seed this epic and with 8 different villages spread out over vast and beautiful geography this will be a class favorite for sure. Use teleport blocks at each village to hop around as a teacher and transport students to their villages. Watch the film on Dubai engineering below and use the coastal villages to allow students to design their own Palm or World Islands? Digging deep next to the wells in several towns will lead to Mineshafts and Strongholds as an added engagement bonus for students.
Spawn immediately in a village with a hilltop church in a hill terrain. This seed is for the teacher who wants an immediate village experience waiting for students once they join the world. There are strange floating islands and hanging cliffs to engage students as they explore the immediate surroundings. A great seed for a fast lesson.
A tornado has just ripped through a tiny seaside village and they need your students' help! The blacksmith shop had half the building torn off. The gardens are destroyed. There is a hole where the school once stood. Some houses were smashed together and some cut in half. Can your students step in and fix this village that the will spawn directly into? Use this for empathy education, disaster relief teams or just structure inspections and repairs. Add Non-Player Characters to tell of giants who came and destroyed the village starting an epic quest throughout the world for answers by your students! Have fun!
Set up Border Blocks around these islands including some water space for each tribe. Build challenges on a challenge island. Set up a wicked Tribal Council scene on another island. Send voted off Survivors to Exile Island to join the jury. This seed is perfect for anyone who wants to run a classroom Minecraft Survivor. Isolated islands within eyesight of each other make for the perfect tribe camps while other islands just out of sight are great for secret challenge setup. Use teleport blocks to visit each island and easily teleport students to and from challenges and tribal council. See my Minecraft Survivor resource here: https://sway.com/UYNUkDexdJSGUKLE
Seeds can be entered when creating worlds in Minecraft. See the bottom of Pack 1 for a screen shot of exactly where to enter the number if unclear.
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