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Minecraft Education Challenge: Additional SDG Resources for Teachers

Minecraft Education Challenge

Resources for Your Classroom

Research Materials and Activities

These materials and activities help students generate questions and organize notes as they use MISO (Media, Interview, Survey, and Observation) to conduct research on their selected issue. Click on the links below to create a copy of the Google docs and/or slides that can be saved in your Google Drive and shared with students in your Google Classroom. 

  • Activity guide with option to have students use digital "post-its" on slide 2 to contribute questions. Jamboard is also a great tool to create a "digital" Four Corners.
    Four Corners (Google Slides)

Additional Research Resources

  • These FREE NYC DOE e-books and learning resources are available to all students!
  • Use NYC Open Data to access local data on issues such as our city's air quality, homeless population, emergency food assistance programs, and much more!
  • Newsela offers articles and thematic text sets on current topics. 
  • PBS Learning Media features media-based lessons on a variety of topics, including energy use, pollution, and more.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home is a digital collection of articles on topics from trash reduction to building strong communities.