3D Minecraft Modding: Design Your Own Mods (Age 9-11)

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CAMP OVERVIEW

Language: English

Minecraft, one of the best-selling video games of all time, is the ultimate pillar to showcase children’s creativity with building blocks. Minecraft provides a 3D canvas to create anything we have the resources for in the game, and by tapping into the code, we now have the additional power to create anything we can imagine.

This Minecraft modding class allows students to have full control over their 3D game world. Through teaching programming and technical concepts behind video game modding, this course empowers students to modify video games. Students will learn to draw 2D images using Pixlr and turn them into 3D objects in Minecraft, and that is just the tip of the iceberg of what can be achieved.

Through modding, each student develops a completely unique gameworld. Students will be able to share their unique worlds with others, creating a fun and educational experience.

 

Takeaways

  • Theoretical / Conceptual:
    • Summarize the concept of video game modding
    • Understand the design fundamentals of 3D game programming
  • Technical or Software skills:
    • Manipulate and design objects
    • Importing 2D designs into Minecraft
    • Understand the various components of Minecraft
  • Tangible and/or Portfolio Outcomes
    • A collection of 3D objects of their own design
    • Their first 3D game and showcase it on their computer
    • Access to resources to learn more about modding and programming
    • Basic experience with 3D design and programming

DIFFICULTY

Beginner

PREREQUISITE

Must have played Minecraft for 2 hours or more :D

WHAT TO BRING

  • Laptop
    • Mac or Windows
      • Windows needs to be Windows 7 or newer (except Windows 10S)
    • Google Chrome installed on Laptop - compulsory
  • The following laptops do NOT work here:
    • Chromebook running on Chrome OS
    • Microsoft Surface Laptop running on Windows 10S
    • Unless another OS is installed on the machine, the above wouldn’t work in class.
  • Password for installation of programs on computer - if you have set password/parental control


CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

8:1 Ratio Guarantee

We believe in developing a personal relationship with the student. Our instructors are as much teachers as we are facilitators, and coach for our students' learning. By ensuring a small class, each student benefits from maximum attention from instructor and teaching assistant, and at the same time, learns from peers.

Personalized Learning

Our courses are designed for students to run at their own pace. Our curriculum is level-based for each module, meaning that each student can learn at their own appropriate, customized pace.

Hands-on Project-based Learning

First Code classrooms are messy, chaotic and we love it! We believe in hands-on creation, experimental learning and lots of discussion.

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What happens after this holiday? Like learning any other language, learning to code is best done through an immersive, continual commitment. We offer a multi-year curriculum that allows students to deepen and broaden their interests in computer science and software development.

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE

4-day holiday camps


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