# Coordinate System Tutorial

All Ages

Digital Literacy

Geography

Math & Economics

This world will help the player become familiarized with the 3D coordinate system used in Minecraft Education Edition.

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Submitted By: Cindy Duncan

September 24, 2019

#### Skills

• Critical Thinking

### External References

Use this world for these activities.

#### Supporting Files

Students can use this worksheet to successfully complete the Navigation Challenge activity.

Coordinate Scavenger Hunt

Students can use this worksheet to successfully complete the Coordinate Scavenger Hunt activity.

### Learning Objectives

• This world will help the player become familiarized with the 3D coordinate system used in Minecraft Education Edition.

### Guiding Ideas

Big Idea: How can we navigate to specific positions in Minecraft?

• What is a 3d coordinate system?
• What are coordinates?
• What does the x coordinate tell you?
• What does the y coordinate tell you?
• What does the z coordinate tell you?
• How do you use a map?
•  How do you navigating to coordinates using a Map?
• How do compasses work?
• How can you fine your current position (coordinates)?
• How do find north?
• How do you teleport?

### Student Activities

This world & lesson is set up into 3 sections or activities.

1. Explore and learn about the 3d coordinate system in MC.

2. Practice finding coordinates with the Navigating Challenge Activity.

3. Practice teleporting with the Teleporting Scavenger Hunt Activity.

### Performance Expectations

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the coordinate system by successfully completing the activities (Challenge and Scavenger Hunt).

#### Skills

• Critical Thinking

### External References

Use this world for these activities.