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Precious Metals

Ages 5-9
Published by Ray Chambers  •  Posted 1210 days ago
This activity requires students to join the map and dig down to find the location of the treasure. They should write down the co-ordinates in their books/sheets so that they can learn how to represent shapes as a co-ordinate.
Math > Measurement and Data - Co-Ordinates Locate Treasure
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World Details and Requirements
Created by: Ray Chambers
World version: 1.0
Supported MinecraftEdu Versions: 1.6.4, 1.7.10
World Type: Exploration
Tags: Co-Ordinates, Treasure, Maths, Translation of shapes

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Description

Students will be required to dig down and find the buried metals at 5 specific points. Similar to battleships. Once they have found all of the treasure they're going to write down the co-ordinates. 

Following on from this activity, pupils will create their own maps with their own treasure. They will get their friends to find the treasure and they will need to write down the co-ordinates of the metals. Once they've done this they are required translate the shapes by 1 or 2 so that they can move the treasure to a new location.