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Surf for More Math

Lesson 3 - Relating Perimeter and Area of Rectangles


Use this interactive game to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about relating perimeter and area of rectangles. Students can try this activity on their own or in pairs.


Explore relationships among side lengths, perimeter, and area of rectangles.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 226-227

Instructions for Use


The Knight and the Queen's Banner prompts students to find the area and perimeter of different shapes, and to observe their relationship.

To use The Knight and Queen's Banner, click on the level of difficulty and then the "start" icon. Determine the area and the perimeter for each design before the time runs out. To begin again, click the "restart" icon.