Coordinates and 3D coordinates

This unit takes the basic knowledge of coordinates and explores further ideas.

Lesson 1 - A brief recap on coordinates by playing the game. Follow this up by doing some standard textbook questions.

Lesson2 - Look at non-standard coordinate systems in Islamic design.

Lesson 3 - A further rich task extending knowledge of coordinates by looking at the Route to infinity resource.

Lesson 4 - Introduce 3D coordinates by using the youtube video and reinfocing with the Powerpoint which includes some questions.

The online 3D graph plotter might be useful to further develop visualisation skills.

Links and Resources

Shape Games for Students Aged 9-11

A straightforward game based on connect 4 for pupils to revise thier knowledge of coordinates. Extend to 4 quadrants to make more difficult.

publication year
2010 to 2019

3 files



Islamic Design

Pupils develop non-standard coordinate systems to develop islamic patterns.

publication year
2010 to 2019

5 files



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