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Surf for More Math

Lesson 8 - Area of 2-D Shapes

Use this interactive activity to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about area of 2-D shapes. Students can try this activity on their own or in pairs.



Estimate, measure, and record area.

Describe relative sizes.


Instructions for Use

Area prompts students to estimate, and measure area.

To use Area, click on the area graphic, and then the blue rectangle. Read the definition of area, and answer the questions at level 1. Input the answer in the text box and click the "Check" button to see if the answer is correct. Remember to count all the squares in the rectangle to find the area. Try another question.