Museum of Design (MODA)

Museum of Design (MODA)

Minecraft Marketplace

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Museum of Design (MODA)

Ages

5th - 9th grade

Dates

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Jul 26, 2021 - Jul 30, 2021

Time

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

Location

Online via Zoom

Instructor

Moda E.

Capacity

30 students

Discounts

Sibling Discount


Class Experience

Do you love shop systems in Minecraft?

Love creating your own businesses?

Join MODA’s only week of camp with currency as we design an economic zone for the future.

In this camp, participants will explore economic culture and entrepreneurship with Minecraft, complete with farmers markets, shops, and hidden alleys with mystical offerings.

Campers will learn some history of trade routes over land and by sea. And, they'll participate in games exploring bubbles like Tulipmania and cowry manipulation.

Throughout the week, they’ll build their own businesses in a green community and be challenged to design stable forms of currency.

Campers will:

Learn about Design and Design Thinking
Learn about and practice entrepreneurship
Learn to use Minecraft as a CAD tool
Learn and practice coding in Minecraft
Learn about surplus and fungibility through Minecraft challenges
Learn about global economic cultures
Learn to use Minecraft as a design tool for exploring and addressing real-world problems
Use the design thinking process as a means of addressing the challenges they face in this course
Refine the human interaction skills used in design thinking, including empathy, teamwork, brainstorming, prototyping, and testing and refining ideas
Improve their coding skills as they learn more refined ways to interact with Minecraft
Develop collaborative online skills
Create and present projects online

Your camper will need to have access to Minecraft Java Edition in order to participate in this camp.Java edition is compatible only with Macs and PCs. Chromebooks, tablets, and phones will not work.

Are you a MODA Member? Email Thomas to receive a discount code for registration. Or become a MODA member at the Friends & Family level or above to receive a 10% discount on all camps


How To Participate

Attend class via Zoom video

This class will be hosted on Zoom video conferencing platform. You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions. We recommend you make sure your device is up to date and meets all system requirements before class.