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Surf for More Math

Lesson 6 - Geometry Patterns


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


Describe, extend, and create geometry patterns.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 186-187


Instructions for Use

Shape Investigator lets students compare and sort 2-D shapes.

To use Shape Investigator , drag and drop a shape into the play area. To rotate a shape, click on it. Shapes can be combined at the corners and snapped together. To change the colour of a shape, click a colour in the upper right palette and click on the shape in the play area. To move the picture, click the arrows on the red target icon to move up, down, right or left. Use the magnifying glasses at the bottom left to make the shapes larger or smaller. Use the red arrow to undo a move on the play area and the green arrow to redo the move. Drag any shape from the play area to delete it. Use the 'Clear' Button to start a new picture.