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Nelson Education > School > Mathematics K-8 > Mathematics 5 > Teacher Centre > Surf for More Math > Chapter 8 Lesson 7

Surf for More Math

Lesson 7 - Coordinate Grids


Use these interactive games to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about coordinate grids. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Use coordinate pairs to identify and describe locations on a grid.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 236-237

Instructions for Use

Dino Dig lets students practice identifying coordinate pairs.

To use Dino Dig, click on the Dino Dig table and then click "start". Click on the keypads to input x and y coordinates. Press "Check" to check to see if a dinosaur is at those coordinates. Keep checking coordinates until you find all the dinosaurs.


Co-ordinates Game lets students identify and describe locations on a grid.

To use Co-ordinates Game, in the x and y boxes, input the coordinates for the point shown in the red circle. Click the "Check" button to check your answer.