Hour of Code Minecraft: AI | Microsoft Online

Microsoft Virtual Event: Hour of Code Minecraft: AI, ages 8+

In this free, one-hour virtual workshop, students eight and older will have fun learning and being inspired by Minecraft, computer science and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Using the power of code and AI, students will learn with the Minecraft 2019 Hour of Code lesson to program the Agent to prevent forest fires and regrow a forest.

By the end of the workshop, students will have:
♦ Instructed a computer to perform fundamental coding tasks.
♦ Understood basic AI concepts and coding concepts such as loops and events.
♦ Experienced how AI is being used in the real-world to promote conservation and sustainability.

Students should organize access to the Minecraft Hour of Code lesson before the workshop starts. To do this, help your student go to the website https://education.minecraft.net/hour-of-code and if you do not have a Minecraft for Education sign-in, you can try a Demo Lesson.

Audience: Ages 8+


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: go to the Microsoft website and use the Date Filter. 

Hour of Code Minecraft: AI | Microsoft Online

Microsoft Virtual Event: Hour of Code Minecraft: AI, ages 8+

In this free, one-hour virtual workshop, students eight and older will have fun learning and being inspired by Minecraft, computer science and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Using the power of code and AI, students will learn with the Minecraft 2019 Hour of Code lesson to program the Agent to prevent forest fires and regrow a forest.

By the end of the workshop, students will have:
♦ Instructed a computer to perform fundamental coding tasks.
♦ Understood basic AI concepts and coding concepts such as loops and events.
♦ Experienced how AI is being used in the real-world to promote conservation and sustainability.

Students should organize access to the Minecraft Hour of Code lesson before the workshop starts. To do this, help your student go to the website https://education.minecraft.net/hour-of-code and if you do not have a Minecraft for Education sign-in, you can try a Demo Lesson.

Audience: Ages 8+


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: go to the Microsoft website and use the Date Filter. 

Code Your Own Video Game with MakeCode Arcade | Microsoft Store Online

Code your own video game with MakeCode Arcade, ages 8+ with Microsoft Online
In this free two-hour workshop, students 8+ use block coding to create a video game with MakeCode Arcade. Students learn the fundamental game and coding concepts—like sprites, variables, and coordinates—and use their new skills to create and customize a playable game.

In the session, students will:
· Learned and used key game design and coding concepts
· Shared their games with a partner for inspiration
· Published their game via URL so they can continue to play and develop it after the workshop

Audience: Ages 8+


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: go to the Microsoft website and scroll to the event date.

I Spy with my Eye | Microsoft Online

I Spy with my Eye – Summer STEM with Bit Project
This workshop is hosted in (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)- and it’s Hands On!

Welcome to I Spy with my Eye! , a virtual STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Math) project brought to you by Bit Project and Microsoft Silicon Valley.

Todays subject : Biology!

How are we able to see? How do our eyes work? In this activity, students will be exploring the optics on how our eyes work. They will be learning about the structure of the eye and how light enters it by building their own demo and model.

For this activity – you will need the following items at home:

Ruler or measuring tape
marker/pen
1-3 sheets of paper
Scissors
Aluminum foil
Cardboard tube
Plastic wrap
Beads

*** This list may be updated before the date of the event.

You will be watching and asking questions through Microsoft Teams Meetings! All you need is a modern web browser or the Microsoft Teams app on iOS or Android.


  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: Click on the Visit Website link. Use the date filter or search using 1-2 words of the event title. Source

Bing Travel: Journey to the Outback | Microsoft Online

Bing Travel: Journey to the Outback

Explore the wild wonders of Australia, as you explore the continent on an epic virtual adventure in this Bing Virtual Travel workshop.

Document your travels with fun and engaging activities as you as you virtually visit breathtaking locations from the expanse of the Outback to the shores of Bondi Beach.

By the end of the workshop students will have:

  •  Take a virtual exploration journey through the Australian continent
  • Complete a PowerPoint workbook full of fun, engaging, and educational activities
  • Complete a Bing Virtual Travel Passport and travel diary

  • This event is online. Review the event description and requirements in advance.
  • For those under 18 years of age who may be joining, it is recommend that a parent/legal guardian be with you during the meeting.
  • To find the link for Online/Virtual events: Click on the Visit Website link. Use the date filter or search using 1-2 words of the event title.