Level Up Atlanta Minecraft Challenge Winners Announced

  • The Winners

    All three winners from Fulton County Schools chose the Beltline build challenge. The challenge here was to reimagine the West Side of the Beltline. Builders needed to provide opportunities for residents, including access to food, while taking into consideration the residents' needs.

    Elementary- Zion, Mariam, Jared, and Sophia from Barnwell Elementary School 

    Middle School- Rachel from Webb Bridge Middle School

    High School- Annalisa from Innovation Academy

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    The Challenge

    How can we envision a connected, equitable and sustainable future that moves Atlanta forward without leaving anyone behind?

    As a valued community member of metro Atlanta, you have been challenged by The City of Atlanta to design and build a solution to help reimagine, reconfigure, and revitalize notable areas in and around metro Atlanta.

  • In Minecraft Education students will:

    • Visit and explore downtown Centennial Park, the Stitch, the Beltline, Five Points, the Battery in Cobb County, and the Buford Dam in Gwinnett County.
    • Speak with and learn from a variety of experts from the City of Atlanta.
    • Design and create solutions to address issues such as:
      • Mobile Transportation
      • Affordable Housing
      • Food Insecurity
      • Environmental Sustainability
    • Submit a two-minute video overview of your build

    What is Minecraft Education?

    Minecraft is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. Minecraft: Education Edition differs from the regular video game version as it is aimed for use in the classroom and contains features such as classroom mode and assessment tools that enable powerful learning experiences.

    Watch the following video to learn more about Minecraft: Education Edition in the classroom.