# Surf for More Math

## Lesson 2 - Measuring Area with Square Units

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

**Goal **

Estimate, measure and compare areas using square
units.

###

**Builds Upon **

Student Book page 199

**Instructions for Use **

Square
Units lets students find the area of a figure by counting squares.

To use Square Units, count the squares to find the area of each figure.
Use the pull-down menus to check if students' answers are correct.

Area
Explorer prompts students 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.