Minecraft Edu offers free access to content

With hundreds of millions of children at home due to coronavirus-related school closures, more kids are going online to spend time with their friends, explore online worlds and learn through play. Families are trying to navigate the need to help their children with distance learning and balance that with taking time to have fun. That’s why Microsoft today announced that they are adding a new Education category to the Minecraft Marketplace with free educational content players and parents can download.

If you head over to the Minecraft Marketplace, you will find some of our favourite lessons from Minecraft: Education Edition in a brand new Education category. These educational worlds can be played on your own, with your kids, parents or friends. From the comfort of your home, you can tour the International Space Station or even explore the inside of a human eye. We’ve also included ten worlds from our Marketplace creator community! Thanks to creators EverbloomJigarbovLifeboatRazzleberriesThe World FoundryBlockworks, and Imagiverse you can explore renewable energy, marine biology, Greek history, and more! The worlds include lesson plans like creative writing activities, build challenges, and tricky puzzles.

All of these worlds are launching today and are free to download through June 30, 2020.

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