# Area of a square

From Karnataka Open Educational Resources

### Objectives

Calculating area of a square

### Estimated Time

20 minutes.

### Prerequisites/Instructions, prior preparations, if any

### Materials/ Resources needed

Digital: Laptop, geogebra file, projector and a pointer.

Geogebra Applets : This geogebra file was created by ITfC-Edu-Team

### Process (How to do the activity)

- Process:

- The teacher can project the geogebra file and explain about the formula for area and perimeter of a square.

- Developmental Questions:

- Identify the shape ?
- What is the measure of each small square ?
- What is the area of each small square ?
- What is the area of the bigger square ?
- What is the perimeter of the small square ? and larger square ?

- Evaluation:

- What do you understand by the terms area and perimeter ?

- Question Corner:

- How do you find the area and perimeter of an irregular shape ?
- Explain the association of the term 'square' in the unit square cm.