Could Planet Minecraft Actually Exist?

Learners explore the rationale behind Planet Minecraft and cube planets. They view explanations about hollow planets, flat planes in space, and other scientific theories as they learn more about the inner core of the Earth and our outer galaxy.    

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have the class research other theories on this same topic and discuss with the entire class
  • Challenge groups within the class to create a three-dimensional model of a planet to demonstrate the concepts presented in the video
Classroom Considerations

  • Ensure learners have some background knowledge of hollow planets and planet minecraft prior to viewing the video
Pros

  • Video covers a controversial topic relative to modern science
  • Provides clarity and detail so learners may understand the rationale
Cons

  • None