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Area Perimeter Explorer

Create your own shapes with blocks and explore the relationship between perimeter and area. A useful teaching tool for demonstrating irregular shapes.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Area and Perimeter

A teaching tool for demonstrating area and perimeter on an interactive whiteboard. Drag out rectangles to show different examples.

Teachers
7-11 year olds
Area and Perimeter of Rectangles

A teaching tool to help the understanding of area and perimeter of rectangles. Both area and perimeter can be shown or hidden. The resource works well on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers
9-14 year olds
Interactive Teaching Program on Area

This interactive teaching tool can be used in a variety of mathematical contexts such as multiplication arrays, finding different shapes with the same area, nets and more. It is useful because there are different backgrounds such as dots.

Teachers
5-14 year olds
Area Builder

A fabulous teaching aid and learning game site on areas, perimeter and fractions of shapes. You can toggle between one or two display areas which is useful if you want to compare different shapes.

Teachers, Pupils
6-11 year olds
Area and Volume

A BBC Bitesize resource with 5 learner guides and 7 class video clips on how to work out an area, what is the perimeter and what is a volume. It also shows how to calculate a volume using an equation.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Finding the Area of Compound Shapes

A good site on finding the area of a shape based on rectangles on a grid. Estimate first and then compare with the actual area of the shape. Good as an IWB demo tool for teaching how to apply the formula to compound shapes based on rectangles.

Pupils
7-11 year olds
Multiples and Factors

A multiple choice game with two game modes. In the first you need to identify the Lowest Common Multiple and in the second the Highest Common Factor. Questions increase in difficulty depending on accuracy

Pupils
9-11 year olds
Maths is Fun - Geometry

A good reference site if you need information about shapes and their properties, transformations, symmetry and angles.

Pupils
11-16 year olds
Cubes

A super tool for demonstrating volume and surface area. There is an option to create your own size of cuboid.

Teachers, Pupils
9-11 year olds
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