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Teach geometry in Minecraft

Following on the success of my teaching basic logic circuits in Minecraft, my son wanted another lesson, so I went with geometry. For each of the following two dimensional shapes, build them on a flat surface in minecraft out of any kind of block.  Compute the perimeter and the area …

Teaching kids about electronic circuits with Minecraft

My son, like many other 8 year olds of both genders*, loves Minecraft.  I keep an eye out for people that have developed ways of letting kids learn-by-building in Minecraft.  Like many things, it’s a lot of talk and little actual action.   (* Seeing young girls at Minecon in …