 Captain Coordinate Item #: 2217 Grades 36
 Seven fully narrated, engaging activities designed to develop important geography, math and computer technology skills. With two modes, each activity can be practiced in isolation or as part of an exciting and entertaining adventure in which students help Captain Coordinate save a lost dinosaur egg from the greedy Profit twins. Each focused activity has three levels of tutorial and help options to encourage independent learning, while record keeping tracks students' progress. Activities cover the following objectives:
Geography Skills
Using maps selecting routes on a map and calculating the length of each route.
Compass Points  giving instructions needed to move around a simple map.
Understanding Scale  giving instructions needed to move around a simple map.
Interpreting an Aerial View activity  interpreting an aerial view and locating addresses on a street map of the same area.
Using map symbols using knowledge of map symbols and a key to complete a missing map square.
Using compass points working with the 4 main compass points when giving directions.
Compass points activity  working with 8 compass points when giving directions.
Using letter/number grid references entering letter/number coordinates to locate specific squares on a map.
Using 4figure coordinates entering 4figure grid references to locate specific squares on a map.
Using 6figure coordinatesCoordinates and Map Symbols activity  entering 6figure grid references to locate specific squares on a map.
Using scale  measuring distances using a simple scale.
Number Skills:
Using addition Calculating Routes  calculating the lengths of routes by adding a pair of twodigit numbers together.
Reading the time
Understanding Timetables activity  converting an analogue time into a digital time when filling in a blank timetable.
Recognizing compass pointsCompass Points activity  working with the 4 main compass points when giving directions.
Understanding Scale activity  working with the 4 main compass points when giving directions
Compass points activity  working with 8 compass points when giving directions.
Using letter/number grid referencesCoordinates and Map Symbols activity  entering letter/number coordinates to locate specific squares on a map.
Using 4figure coordinatesCoordinates and Map Symbols activity  entering 4figure grid references to locate specific squares on a map.
Using 6figure coordinatesCoordinates and Map Symbols activity  entering 6figure grid references to locate specific squares on a map.
Using scaleUnderstanding Scale activity  measuring distances using a simple scale.
Computer Technology Skills:
Checking and correcting a databasechecking and correcting a simple database to ensure it is accurate.
Searching a database carrying out searches to find records which match given criteria.
Controlling an onscreen objectentering commands to control an onscreen object around a simple map.
Scale activity  entering commands to control an onscreen object around a simple map.
Interpreting an Aerial View activity  entering commands to control an onscreen object around a simple map.

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Minimum system requirements: PC: 95+, P166MHz, 32 MB RAM
16 bit color and sound card. Vista compatible.
Mac: OS 8.1+, 233MHz, 32 MB RAM
Compatible with Intel based Apple Macs
16 bit color and sound card
