Microsoft launched its annual sustainability report immediately, and Minecraft developer Mojang determined to show it into one thing interactive. Referred to as merely “Sustainable City,” the brand new Minecraft map is on the market as a free obtain within the Minecraft market, and it’s additionally been added to the sport’s instructional offshoot.
The map options six included classes, which Mojang says are “designed to provide college students a way of stewardship for the planet.” The teachings cowl matters like sustainable meals manufacturing, water outflow and remedy, and accountable forestry. One lesson duties gamers with exploring a house constructed solely from sustainable supplies; one other has them enterprise to a landfill to be taught what occurs to non-recyclable supplies.
The academic model of Minecraft has been round since 2016, however it has turn out to be particularly fashionable of late due to the rise in remote learning. Proper now, Microsoft says greater than 35 million college students and educators are licensed to make use of the platform.