Resources and Tools for Elementary Math Specialists and Teachers
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This interactive Java applet simulates the Geoboard manipulative and allows users to explore many shape and measurement concepts. Users create shapes by placing bands on pegs. Options include color fill of shapes and display of perimeter and area measurements. Five suggested activities are included emphasizing understanding of perimeter and area. Other uses are suggested for teachers and parents.
Contributed by: National Library of Virtual Manipulatives, Publisher
Math TopicGeometry, Measurement, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level2, 3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA), Chinese, French, Spanish
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorNational Library of Virtual Manipulatives, Publisher
    • Publication Date1999
    • RightsCopyright (c) 1999-2010 Utah State University
    • AccessAvailable for purchase, Free access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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