The article talks about a simple activity which can be performed with students of primary, middle and high school. The shape that is used to discuss here is a square and hence it is expected that students know the basic properties of a square. The article also talks about using lines. Even if students don't have a Euclidean notion of definition of a line, that idea can be instilled as the teacher executes this activity.

The topic of Perimeter and Area provides rich ground for teachers to examine the truth values of statements and then introduce the crucial ‘What-If ’ which can change a situation around completely.

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