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Surf for More Math

Lesson 3 - Counting Square Units


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


Compare and order areas by counting square units.


Builds Upon

Student Book pages 200-201



Instructions for Use

Area Explorer prompts your child to investigate the area of different shapes.

To use Area Explorer, slide the 'Adjust Maximum Size' slider to change the shape of the units. Click the "Draw New Shape" button. Determine what the shape's area will be and type your answer into the text fields. Click the 'Check Answer" button.

To draw a new shape, click the 'Draw New Shape' button.