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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

Not Flash

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

Not Flash

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

Not Flash

9-14 year olds
Area and Perimeter

Aimed at 10 to 11 year olds, this interactive lesson on area and perimeter shows you how shapes with the same area can have different perimeters. There are lots of examples to try. The site has cartoon characters. The site works well on an IWB.

Pupils

Flash

7-11 year olds
Area and Perimeter of Irregular Shapes

An interactive lesson on how to find the area and perimeter of irregular shapes which is presented in an appealing way with cartoon characters. There are examples to try at each stage and the site works well on an IWB. Aimed at 10 to 11 year olds.

Pupils

Flash

7-11 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

Not Flash

6-11 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

Not Flash

5-14 year olds
Finding Area and Perimeter of Circles

An excellent video tutorial which explains how to find the area and circumference of a circle and a semi-circle. Aimed at those pupils aiming for Grade C GCSE.

Pupils

Flash

11-16 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

Not Flash

7-11 year olds
Perim Bots

A maths game about perimeters where you can earn body parts to make a robot if you answer the questions correctly.

Pupils

Flash

7-11 year olds
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