Skills Miner Vertical Farming

Find out what it’s like to design, build and manage a vertical farm through our Minecraft games. You'll learn about the different roles available via NPC's, explore a vertical farm and solve problems!

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Discover your inner vertical farmer and see how your ideas can make a
difference to the future of food.

Learn about the variety of careers and opportunities available within the sustainable world of vertical farming.

Build your own Vertical Farm

Skills Miner: Vertical Farming

Find key information on our Vertical Farming lesson series below

Lesson 1 - Fix

Learn about how to fix a broken farm.

Lesson 2 - Build

Learn about how sustainable materials are sourced.

Lesson 3 - Grow

Learn about how vertical farms are bringing the population back to the city.

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Fix the Vertical Farm

Vertical Farming Walkthroughs

Watch our walkthrough videos to find out how to play our Vertical Farming games

Click here to view the playlist containing the three tutorial walkthroughs for the Vertical Farming lessons and find out how to become a Minecraft Farming pro!

Video Tutorials
Fix the Vertical Farm

Creativity, Listening, Problem Solving, Aiming High

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Skills Builder Framework

Skills Miner is being mapped to the Skills Builder Essential Skills Framework to provide a comprehensive learning experience.

The essential skills are needed by every young person to succeed in education and future career.

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Gatsby Benchmarks

We have collaborated with Education Specialists to ensure that the game is built in line with the existing curriculum and mapped to Gatsby benchmarks.

The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:

  • Learning from career and labour market information
  • Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees
  • Experiences of workplaces
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Our Skills Miner Series

Check out the games within our award winning product

Minecraft 5


Learn about the materials used to make an aeroplane, how coding makes it work and about future facing aircraft design.

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Minecraft 6

Home Energy

Can you adapt your house to be the most energy efficient?

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Minecraft 3

Vertical Farming

Learn how vertical farms are solving resource issues as you fix your farm and grow your crops

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