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Surf for More Math

Lesson 6 - Modelling Area

 

Use this interactive activity to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about modelling area.

Goal

Model area using an appropriate scale.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 234-235

 

Instructions for Use

Area Explorer prompts your child to investigate the area of different shapes.

To use Area Explorer, slide the "Adjust Perimeter" slider to the left and then click the "Draw New Shape" button. Determine what the shape's area is and type the answer into the text box. Click the "Check Answer" button to check your answer.

To display a new shape, click the "Draw New Shape" button.

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