# mBot: Coordinate Race (Gr. 6)

## Racing to the right place with your understanding of ordered pairs, and precise movements.

**Description**

The act of driving to a coordinate really helps to solidify the understanding of ordered pairs, starting with the x and then with the y. Through solving challenges in this lesson, students will surely retain the important aspects of Cartesian coordinates.

**Objectives**

- Coordinates (Lesson Focus)
- Ordered Pairs
- Motor Commands
- Calibration

**Lesson Procedure**

- Class 1 - Intro to mBlock, and Wheel Calibration (~30min)

- Class 2 - Turning at Right Angles, and Learning about Coordinates (~20min)

- Class 3 - Making a Grid and Coordinate Race (~30min)

# Curriculum Connections Summary

- Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding)
- Quebec - Mathematics
- New Brunswick - Mathematics
- Nova Scotia - ICT
- Alberta - Mathematics & ICT/CTF
- British Columbia - Mathematics & ADST
- Manitoba - Mathematics
- Prince Edward Island - Mathematics
- Saskatchewan - Mathematics
- Newfoundland & Labrador - Mathematics
- Yukon Territories - Follow's B.C.'s Curriculum
- Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
- Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

**Robots and Accessories**

- mBots

**Supplies **

- Laptops

- mBlock Software

- Masking Tape or Chart Paper Markers and Rulers (for grid making)

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*mbot is the best of both worlds, transitioning students from Scratch Blocks to Text Code*