#### WebQuest

# Using Area and Perimeter to Design a Fun House

#### Process

*At the computer: ***Read all directions before you click.**

**Go to Area Explorer.**

- Read everything CAREFULLY.
- Practice finding the area of several figures.
- Copy your favorite figure on graph paper. Tell the area and perimeter of the figure. Don't forget the units on each.

**Go to Perimeter Explorer.**

- Read everything CAREFULLY.
- Practice finding the area of several figures.
- Copy your favorite figure on graph paper. Tell the area and perimeter of the figure. Don't forget the units on each.

**As a final review, go to Math Goodies - Perimeter.**

- Read carefully and do exercises 1-3. (You may need to draw them on graph paper.)
- Print page 2 to show your teacher the work sheet.

**Now try Math Goodies - Area.**

- Read carefully and do exercises 1-3. (You may need to draw them on graph paper.)
- Print page 2 to show your teacher the work sheet.

# Congratulations! You are now a Licensed Fun House Architect!

*At home*

- Measure the
**length**and**width**of your bedroom and one other room in feet so that you will know what a normal room size is. The rooms you draw will be smaller.

*In the classroom:*

With your partner:

- Compare the measurements you gathered at home.
- Draw a house on 1cm graph paper.
**Your house must have at least three rooms and a perimeter of at least 120 feet.** - Figure out how many square feet of carpet you will need for 2 rooms.
**Show those measurements in the drawing of the room.** - Draw the fence around the yard.
**How much fencing will you need? Include the unit.** - Draw the front view of your house.

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