X and Y Coordinates
20 minutes of instruction, 20-30 minutes for student activity
- Applied Design and Technology
The scratch “stage” is a Cartesian (x-y) plane, with (0,0) in the centre.
The “x” number is the horizontal position, with positive numbers being “to the right of the middle” and negative numbers being “to the left of the middle”. The “y” number is the vertical position, with negative numbers being “below the middle” and positive numbers being “above the middle”.