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Learning objects Simple coordinates game

TLF ID M012009

This is an interactive resource about plotting and identifying points on the Cartesian plane. The resource can be used in one of two modes. In the View mode, the student can enter the coordinates, and the corresponding point is identified on the coordinate plane when the 'Plot' button is selected. In the Guess mode, the student is required to identify the x- and y-coordinates of a given point. Immediate feedback is provided and the activity automatically records a score that can be viewed in a separate pop-up window. The Learner and Help tabs, which can easily be accessed from the Activity screen, provide a useful definition of terms and information about completing the activity effectively.

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Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is useful for the Australian Curriculum content descriptions in years 6 and 7 mathematics about introducing the Cartesian system, plotting points and finding the coordinates of a point on the Cartesian plane. It can be used to provide practice in identifying the coordinates of a point.
  • This resource can contribute to students attaining those elements of the achievement standards in years 6 and 7 about locating and assigning an ordered pair to a point on the Cartesian plane.
Year level

6; 7

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Shodor Education Foundation\, Inc.
  • Organization: Shodor Education Foundation\, Inc.
  • Address: UNITED STATES
  • URL: http://www.shodor.org/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Shodor Education Foundation\, Inc.
  • Organization: Shodor Education Foundation\, Inc.
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: UNITED STATES
  • URL: http://www.shodor.org/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Unknown
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. This material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0) licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/.