Nelson EducationSchoolMathematics 5  
Surf for More MathLesson 6  Modelling Area
Use this interactive activity to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about modelling area. Students can try this activity on their own or in pairs. GoalModel area using an appropriate scale. Builds UponStudent Book pages 234235
Instructions for UseArea Explorer prompts students investigate the area of different shapes. To use Area Explorer, slide the "Adjust Perimeter" slider to the left and then click the "Draw New Shape" button. Determine what the shape's area is and type the answer into the text box. Click the "Check Answer" button to check your answer. To display a new shape, click the "Draw New Shape" button. 
