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Communicating STEM through Minecraft

Hobbs, Laura; Bentley, Sophie; Stevens, Carly

Authors

Sophie Bentley

Carly Stevens



Abstract

Science Hunters uses the computer game Minecraft to engage children with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, utilising elements such as an all-female core team to boost representation in STEM for girls, the accessibility and popularity of the game for appeal to children, and links to local places and features to embed context and relevance for participants.

Citation

Hobbs, L., Bentley, S., & Stevens, C. (2019, June). Communicating STEM through Minecraft. Presented at SciComm Southwest, Bristol

Presentation Conference Type Speech
Conference Name SciComm Southwest
Conference Location Bristol
Start Date Jun 21, 2019
Deposit Date Feb 12, 2022
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9012979