Introduction
A simple, effective and enjoyable way to measure the area of irregular shapes, such as leaves, by tracing out the shape and using graph paper.
Tools
Parts


Lay the leaf on the graph sheet.

Trace its outline using Pen/Pencil.



Use Pen/Pencil and number the full squares inside the leaf trace.

Use an alternative color to number the partial squares inside the leaf trace.



Multiply the number of full squares by 1 cm2 and partial squares by 0.5 cm2 and add them together.

Repeat the above steps for any number of leaves.
