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Nelson Education > School > Mathematics K-8 > Mathematics 4 > Teacher Centre > Surf for More Math > Chapter 8 Lesson 3

Lesson 3 - Square Metres

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Square Metres, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Estimate area using an appropriate area unit.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 218-219


Instructions for Use


The Estimator prompts students to estimate area using square units.

To use The Estimator, set the problem type to 'Area'. Click 'Hint' to show the grid. In the menu 'Answer must be', choose how close your answer must be to the actual answer. If you choose "Almost perfect," your answer must be within 5% (either above or below) of the actual answer. If you choose "Really close," your answer must be within 10%. If you choose "Close," your answer must be within 15%. Type in the answer and click the ' Check Answer' button to see if it is correct. Try the next question.