Mathematics

Coordinates

coordinatesiconThis lesson teaches about 2-dimensional coordinate systems using Minecraft, and expands into 3-dimensional coordinate systems as well. Students learn about coordinates and then test their knowledge in a world-wide treasure hunt! Download:

Fractions, Grade 3

fractonsiconThis lesson teaches about simple fractions. Students visit a “fractions house” which has a number of fractions integrated directly into its design. Students identify these fractions and then build their own fractions house individually or in pairs. Download:

Volumes

volumesiconThis lesson teaches the concept of volume as it relates to 3-dimensional shapes and dimensions. Minecraft is particularly well-suited to teaching volume because of its block-based constructions. Students work through an in-game exercise on volumes and then use what they’ve learned to help re-construct part of the Acropolis of Athens. Download: