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Surf for More Math


Lesson 1: Representing Square Numbers

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

Use materials to represent triangular and square numbers.

Builds Upon
Student Book page 4


Instructions for Use

Interactive Square Roots is an interactive learning tool that allows students to explore representations of perfect square numbers.

Click and drag pieces of the equations into the correct space. Click “Check” to see if you are correct and move on to the next level.


Square Root allows students to explore and then practise calculating both square numbers and square roots.

Follow through the steps to calculate the squares. Then represent each square number using concrete materials.