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Surf for More Math

Lesson 1 - Multiplying Tens


Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about multiplying tens. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Use number facts to multiply by tens.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 158-159

Instructions for Use

Multiply by 10s lets students find the product of the two numbers.

To use Multiply by 10s, click the "Start" button and input the answer in the text box. Click the "check" button to check your answer.


Spaceship Multiplication lets students practice multiplication by tens.

To use Multiplying with 10, click "begin level 1", then click the "begin" button. Read the question at the top of the screen and input the answer in the text box before the time runs out. Click the "Check Answer" button to see the results. A correct answer unlocks the spaceship, so students can shoot the targets. To control the spaceship, use the "I" key to move forward, the "K" to move backwards, the "J" key to turn left and the "L" key to turn right. Press the space bar to shoot at a target.