# Surf for More Math

## CHAPTER 1: NUMBER RELATIONSHIPS

**Lesson 2: Recognizing Perfect Squares **

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.

**Goal**

Use a variety of strategies to identify prefect squares.

**Builds Upon**

Student Book pages 5–9

**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.

**Square Roots** allows students to play a matching game.

Click on “Matching.” You will be shown two sets of numbers. You must match the number in one column to the perfect square shown in the other column.