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This feature is exclusive to Minecraft Education. 

This is the list of features that are available exclusively to the Minecraft Education. This is comparison between the Bedrock Edition and Minecraft Education.


Tutorial worlds
Guide players on in-game navigation, crafting, and placing or breaking blocks.
Includes the World of Chemistry
Lessons in the game. Try to use that if you can find it
Downloadable from education.minecraft.net
3D Exporting
Allows players to use their creations in the real world and share them via Remix 3D (remix 3D has now been discontinued)
Classroom Mode Classroom Mode
A companion app for Minecraft that shows a high-level map view of the world, a list of all the students, the ability for a teacher to teleport students, and a chat window to communicate.
It is provided for educators who may want to observe student activity without being in the game, and is not needed for students to play.
Code Connection Code Connection
Allows educators and students to explore, create, and play in an immersive Minecraft world – all by writing code.
Code builder
An interface used to program agents and other in-game events using editors.
Minecraft MakeCode
A version of Microsoft MakeCode designed for Minecraft: Education Edition.
A list of the most popular educational worlds and content to import and use.
Easy Classroom Collaboration
An entire classroom of up to thirty (30) students can play in a world together with no separate server setup required.
Students can work together in pairs or groups simply by joining their classmates' world.
Simple, Secure sign-in
Individual student and teacher logins with Office 365 Education accounts ensure data privacy & security while playing Minecraft: Education Edition.


Main article: Commands


Border BE1 Border[note 1]
Entities cannot pass over or under border blocks, no matter how far above or below they are.
Allow BE1 Allow Block[note 1]
Players can build above allow blocks even in worlds where they cannot build otherwise.
Deny BE1 Deny Block[note 1]
Players cannot build above deny blocks even in worlds where they can build otherwise.
Chalkboard SlateChalkboard PosterChalkboard Board Chalkboard[note 1]
Allows creators to communicate learning goals, provide additional information and give explicit instructions within the game.
It comes in three different sizes – Slate (1×1), Poster (2×1), and Board (2×3).
Element Constructor BE1 Element Constructor[note 1]
It allows the creation of elements based on their atomic structure with sliders to choose the number of protons, neutrons and electrons.
There are 118 elements from the Periodic Table as well as over 400 stable isotopes.
Compound Creator BE1 Compound Creator[note 1]
Add elements to the grid and the resulting compound will appear to use.
There are over 30 compounds that can be created with this tool – from luminol and hydrogen peroxide to charcoal and soap.
Lab Table BE1 Lab Table[note 1]
It allows the creation of items by combining elements and compounds in a grid.
For example, adding water and sodium hypochlorite makes bleach, which a player can use to turn wool white.
Material Reducer BE1 Material Reducer[note 1]
It reduces a block to its component elements, providing a useful way to explore the elements that make up our environment.
Since some blocks in Minecraft do not exist in the natural world, there is a "?" element for these to encourage curiosity of learners.
Heat Block BE1 Heat Block[note 1]
Melts snow and ice without producing light.
Underwater TNT BE1 Underwater TNT[note 1]
TNT that can damage other blocks underwater.
Underwater Torch BE1 Underwater Torch[note 1]
Torches that can function underwater.
Purple Torch BE1Blue Torch BE1Green Torch BE1Red Torch BE1 Colored Torch[note 1]
Torches that are colored.
Hardened Glass BE1Hardened White Stained Glass BE1Hardened Orange Stained Glass BE1Hardened Magenta Stained Glass BE1Hardened Light Blue Stained Glass BE1Hardened Yellow Stained Glass BE1Hardened Lime Stained Glass BE1Hardened Pink Stained Glass BE1Hardened Gray Stained Glass BE1Hardened Light Gray Stained Glass BE1Hardened Cyan Stained Glass BE1Hardened Purple Stained Glass BE1Hardened Blue Stained Glass BE1Hardened Brown Stained Glass BE1Hardened Green Stained Glass BE1Hardened Red Stained Glass BE1Hardened Black Stained Glass BE1 Hardened Glass[note 1]
Glass blocks that are hardened.
Hardened Glass Pane BE1Hardened White Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Orange Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Magenta Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Light Blue Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Yellow Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Lime Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Pink Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Gray Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Light Gray Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Cyan Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Purple Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Blue Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Brown Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Green Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Red Stained Glass Pane BE1Hardened Black Stained Glass Pane BE1 Hardened Glass Pane[note 1]
Glass panes that are hardened.
HydrogenHeliumLithiumBerylliumBoronFluorineAluminumScandiumLanthanumActiniumUnknown Element Elements[note 1]
Used for creating compounds.


Portfolio BE1 Portfolio
Allows students to document the development of their projects.
Photo EE2 Photo
Contains a picture that can be displayed in an item frame or book.
NPC Spawn Egg BE1 NPC Spawn Egg
Spawns an NPC.
Agent Spawn Egg BE1 Agent Spawn Egg
Spawns an Agent.
Bleach BE1 Bleach[note 1]
A substitute for white dye.
Ice Bomb BE1 Ice Bomb[note 1]
A projectile that freezes water.
Super Fertilizer BE1 Super Fertilizer[note 1]
An upgraded form of bone meal.
Antidote BE1Elixir BE1Eye Drops BE1Tonic BE1 Medicine[note 1]
A type of potion that removes a specified effect.
Orange Sparkler BE1Blue Sparkler BE1Red Sparkler BE1Purple Sparkler BE1Green Sparkler BE1
Active Orange Sparkler BE1Active Blue Sparkler BE1Active Red Sparkler BE1Active Purple Sparkler BE1Active Green Sparkler BE1 Sparkler[note 1]
Item that emits particles when lit. Available in orange, blue, red, purple, and green colors and can be held in the offhand.
White Glow StickOrange Glow StickMagenta Glow StickLight Blue Glow StickYellow Glow StickLime Glow Stick Pink Glow StickGray Glow StickCyan Glow StickPurple Glow StickBlue Glow StickBrown Glow StickGreen Glow StickRed Glow Stick Glow Stick[note 1]
Item that can be lit up in the player's hand for a limited time.
Brown Jar BE1Beaker BE1White Jar BE1Yellow Beaker BE1Black Beaker BE1Glue BE1Black Jar BE1White Beaker BE1Jar BE1Yellow Jar BE1Salt BE1Light Gray Jar BE1Blue Jar BE1Blue Beaker BE1Garbage BE1 Compounds[note 1]
Created by combining elements.


Camera Camera[note 1]
Allows students to take screenshots of their work.
White Balloon BE1Orange Balloon BE1Magenta Balloon BE1Light Blue Balloon BE1Yellow Balloon BE1Lime Balloon BE1Pink Balloon BE1Gray Balloon BE1Silver Balloon BE1Cyan Balloon BE1Purple Balloon BE1Blue Balloon BE1Brown Balloon BE1Green Balloon BE1Red Balloon BE1Black Balloon BE1
White Balloon (item) BE1Orange Balloon (item) BE1Magenta Balloon (item) BE1Light Blue Balloon (item) BE1Yellow Balloon (item) BE1Lime Balloon (item) BE1Pink Balloon (item) BE1Gray Balloon (item) BE1Silver Balloon (item) BE1Cyan Balloon (item) BE1Purple Balloon (item) BE1Blue Balloon (item) BE1Brown Balloon (item) BE1Green Balloon (item) BE1Red Balloon (item) BE1Black Balloon (item) BE1 Balloon[note 1]
When attached to mobs, will levitate them. Will levitate when placed.


NPC1preNPC2preNPC3preNPC4preNPC5preNPC6preNPC7preNPC8preNPC9preNPC10preScientist1preScientist2preScientist3preScientist4preScientist5preScientist6preScientist7preScientist8preScientist9preScientist10preApiary1preApiary2preApiary3preApiary4preApiary5pre Non-Player Characters[note 1]
Act as a guide for students in the game, giving instruction, providing more information, and also allowing educators to insert an active web link to additional references.
Agent Agent[note 1]
Another type of NPC that can be programmed to perform specific actions


  1. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z These blocks and items also exist in Bedrock Edition, but only in worlds with "Education Edition" enabled.