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Exploring space using Minecraft. / Bentley, Sophie; Hobbs, Laura; Stevens, Carly; Hartley, Jackie.

2020. Poster session presented at Space Science in Context, .

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Bentley, S., Hobbs, L., Stevens, C., & Hartley, J. (2020). Exploring space using Minecraft. Poster session presented at Space Science in Context, .

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Bentley S, Hobbs L, Stevens C, Hartley J. Exploring space using Minecraft. 2020. Poster session presented at Space Science in Context, .

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Bentley, Sophie ; Hobbs, Laura ; Stevens, Carly ; Hartley, Jackie. / Exploring space using Minecraft. Poster session presented at Space Science in Context, .1 p.

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abstract = "Space can fascinate children from an early age, presenting a key opportunity to engage them with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Minecraft is an extremely popular construction-based computer game with parallels and analogies to real-world processes, offering further scope for STEM engagement and exploration. Science Hunters is a novel engagement project which uses hands-on discussions and Minecraft to inspire children about STEM; by combining this innovative approach with space topics such as {\textquoteleft}Can we survive on the moon?{\textquoteright} and {\textquoteleft}Building rockets{\textquoteright}, children can be successfully engaged with constructive, imaginative investigation of space features and exploration.",
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month = may,
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language = "English",
note = "Space Science in Context ; Conference date: 14-05-2020",
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