MinecraftEdu World Library

MFY Coordinates, Part 1

Ages 10-12
Published by MakersFactory  •  Posted 1279 days ago
Students will explore the coordinate system built into Minecraft, understanding the relation of the X/Z coordinates to the point of origin and tying them to words like "North," "South," "East," and "West."
Math > Measurement and Data - Coordinates
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World Details and Requirements
Created by: MakersFactory
World version: 1.081815
Supported MinecraftEdu Versions: 1.7.10
World Type: Exploration, Observation
Tags: coordinates, math, Exploration, MakersFactory

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This is part one of a two-part lesson. For the second world used, download "MFY Coordinates, Part 2".

This is a MakersFactory lesson world. For more information about custom MinecraftEdu worlds, visit http://makersfactory.com/gbl-lessons.

Students will explore the coordinate system built into Minecraft, understanding the relation of the X/Z coordinates to the point of origin. After learning the basics of coordinates, the students practice by taking part in a Treasure Hunt, where they are challenged to quickly find as many specified coordinates as possible in a time period.

Standards
  • CCSS.Math.Content.5.G.A.1
  • CCSS.Math.Content.5.G.A.2
  • CCSS.Math.Content.5.G.B.3