Volcano project with Minecraft
Build Weekends - the different stages of the 9 month Gallipoli campaign - first build - The Landing
Stage 1 build the world
Stage 2 - Student Exhibition
Stage 3 - release of world to download and interact with
Build based on a photo - how to use a block to represent a photo
First build - The Landing -
Used primary resources to reference e.g. designs ships, historical photos, maps, accounts of the campaign (troop movements, battles) - the real events Recreating the landscape, the landmarks!
So choises of the materials to use, to recreate the conditions e.g. bombproof shelters,
Links to the 'conditions' - what was it like for these soldiers? Think about the writing!!!
Break into teams to do the build - need to collaborate, need to agree, make choices - set up elf and peer assessment - is it accurate? How accurate is it?
Check the time lapse video!
Building the frontline, building the supply lines, problems at Gallipoli - shipping the water in - a perfect tool to get students thinking, about empathy, what was it like!
Life of the soldier
During Anzac week - you can download the world - it becomes yours - Education kit comes with download pack with primary and secondary resources