What is it?
Other activities in the game include:
- resource gathering
- Survival – player must acquire resources to build the world and maintain health
- Creative – players have unlimited resources to build with and the ability to fly
- Adventure – players can play custom maps created by other players
- Spectator mode – players can fly around and clip through blocks, but cannot place or destroy any.
The PC version of the game is renowned for its third-party mods, which add various new items, characters, worlds, and quests to the game.
Why in Education?
Minecraft recently launched Minecraft: Education Edition specifically designed to be taught in classrooms from STEM topics to arts and poetry, giving teachers the tools they need to use Minecraft daily.
The MinecraftEdu wiki is available for further reading: