# Surf for More Math

## Lesson 2 - Measuring Area with Square Units

To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about
Measuring Area with Square Units, here are some games and interactive
activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

**Goal **

Estimate, measure and compare areas using square
units.

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**Builds Upon **

Student Book page 199

**Instructions for Use **

Square
Units lets your child find the area of a figure by counting squares.

To use Square Units, count the squares to find the area of each figure.
Use the pull-down menus to check if your child's answer is correct.

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

To use Area Explorer, slide the 'Adjust Maximum
Size' slider to change the shape of the units. Click the "Draw New Shape"
button. Determine what the shape's area will be and type your answer
into the text fields. Click the 'Check Answer" button.

To draw a new shape, click the 'Draw New Shape'
button.