Celebration Education

The Magic of Minecraft

Fun Harry Potter-themed

educational events on Minecraft!!

Educational AND fun!!!

  • Students come online for weekly moderator-led activities and collaborative assignments on Minecraft.
  • Students may come on the private server on their own time to work on independent projects, to play survival, to work on a creative world, or just to hang out!

Minecraft events are held on Fridays. Choose 10am or noon.

$54 for each 6-week component

Date

Topics

Inspired by

Component I

History of Magic

Wizard Lore

9.16

Welcome to the Magic

Train ride, sorting ceremony

9.23

Magic around the world, fairy tales, folklore, story tellingMagical people of all sizes, finding your special powers, scale

History of Magic class, Department of Mysteries, Characters from the books

9.3

communication (spoken, written, technologies)

The Daily Prophet, Howler, owls

10.7

Magical Words, Poetry

Spellcasting, charms, incantations

10.14

Ancient and modern languages, Latin

Study of Ancient Runes, Parseltongue,

10.21

Castles, architecture

Hogwarts

Component II

Nature

Herbology and Magizoology

10.28

Habitats, biomes, bugs, reptiles

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

10.4

Plants

Herbology, One Thousand Magical Herbs and Fungi

11.1

Mammals

Centaur, Unicorn, werewolf, Bowtruckle, Chimaera, Kneazle, Niffler, Sphinx, Bicorn, Three-Headed Dog, weasel, Thestral, cat, rat, boarhound

11.18

Oceans

Merpeople, Blast-Ended Skrewt, giant squid

11.25

off

12.2

Birds

Phoenix, golden snidget, griffin, Grindylow, Hippogriff, rooster, owl

12.9

Caring for life on earth, energy, resources

Care of Magical Creatures, Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures.

Component III

Humanities

Muggle Studies

1.13

Musical performance, and visual arts

Choir, Wizarding Academy of Dramatic Arts (W.A.D.A.), Magical portraits, paintings in Hogwarts

1.2

Philosophy, bullying, civil rights movement

Theme of enmity in Harry Potter between wizards and muggles, Defense Against the Dark Arts

1.27

Literature

Comparing the Harry Potter books to others

2.3

Food, as it relates to cultures and symbolism

Food eaten at Hogswarts

2.1

Games, game mechanics, game design, game theory

Magical Games

2.17

Sports

Department of Magical Games and Sports, quidditch

Component CIV

The Magic of Science

3.3

Chemistry

Alchemy, potions, transfiguration, cauldron

3.1

Geology

Rocks of Hogwarts, rock formations in Gringotts, transfiguration

3.17

Astronomy, constellations

Astronomy class

3.24

Physics, magnets, gravity

Arithmancy, ride at Gringotts, roller-coaster at Hagrid's,

3.31

Weather

Magical weather

4.7

Electricity, light, Illusions

Invisibility, light, Deluminator , magic mirrors

Component V

Transportation

Magical Transportation

4.21

The wheel, horses, prehistoric travel

Thestral, hippogriff, Marauder's map

4.28

Boats

Hogwarts boats

5.5

Trains

Hogwarts Express

5.12

Cars

Flying Ford Anglia, Knight bus, Black's Flying Motorbike

5.19

Airplanes

Broomsticks and Flying carpets, Thestrals, hippogriff, Black's Flying Motorbike.

5.26

Space ships, Graduation

Teleportation, Apparating , Floo Network, Portkeys , vanishing cabinet

These servers feature:

  • Privacy - A server just for our class.
  • Ease - Custom American history server-side mods and skins.
  • Safety - Servers have protections to reduce griefing.
  • 24/7 access to the servers.
  • Weekly Minecraft events - this is so exciting! - students meet online for 45 minutes each week to participate in topic-related, collaborative activities and challenges. They also have opportunities to show off their understanding of the topics. These events are lead by Celebration Education admins.
  • A survival world - Can you survive in Colonial America? 
  • A Creative World - Express yourself with unlimited blocks!

"I felt like my guys walked away each week being able to talk a little bit about something to do with American history that they hadn't known before." - Mom from Alta Dena, CA

Requirements: 

  • Each student must have their own Minecraft account for the PC or Mac. (versions on tablets, game systems and phones are not compatible).  Go to https://minecraft.net/ .
  • Visit our sample server to verify you can get on: cesample.mcph.co
  • Download and set up Mumble. This is a voice chat program that all students are required to use during the events.
  • Students should have basic knowledge of how to play the Minecraft PC/Mac version. If your children know how to make a house, a bed, and iron tools, they're ready!

Instructions to help you with the technical requirements can be foundherehttp://celebrationeducation.ning.com/page/get-on-our-minecarft-server-technical-help

$54 per component

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