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134 resources with the concept pyramids

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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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How Were the Pyramids Built?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Were the pyramids really built using slave labor? New research offers another possibility. In Egypt, many mysteries surround these monuments, and a constructive video (part of a larger series) attempts to answer some. It discusses where...
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Volume of a Pyramid

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
All you need is the formula. Given the formula, a short video show how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. The presenter explains the different variables of the formula and uses it to find an unknown height. Worksheets provide...
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Measurement: Distance Relations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Never miss a centimeter with a set of measurement lessons and activities, focusing on area and perimeter. From practice sheets to collaborative games, your high schoolers will love geometry!
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Surface Area of Prisms and Pyramids

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
How do you find the area if an object has more than four sides? Learners view an interesting video to learn how to determine the surface areas of rectangular prisms and pyramids. They see how to draw two-dimensional nets of the figures...
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Three-Dimensional Figures

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Who knew there were so many parts to a geometric solid?! Well, you probably did, and your pupils will, too, after watching a video lesson on three-dimensional figures. Instruction includes a description of the parts of solids, naming...
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Pyramid of Pennies

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go big or go home! Learners watch a video rendition of the creation of a penny pyramid. Their task is to determine the number of pennies in the pyramid. The lesson encourages multiple methods, including function building or volume formulas.
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Geometry 3D Shapes: 3D Shapes

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Explore vocabulary related to three-dimensional shapes. An instructional website describes the characteristics of different geometric solids. Learners can use an interactive component to view nets, faces, vertices, and edges of common...
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Pyramids: Lesson

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Pyramids: they're not just in Egypt! The segment of a large geometry playlist introduces the formulas to find the volumes and surface areas of regular pyramids. Using the formulas, the presentation works several examples to ensure your...
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Cross Section Flyer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars see cross sections come to life using an app to investigate cross sections of three-dimensional solids. They look at prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones, and double cones.
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Exploring Cavalieri's Principle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There's no need to mention Cavalieri's principle obliquely. Individuals investigate the relationships between the volumes of right and oblique three-dimensional solids. Application of Cavalieri's principle helps them calculate volumes of...
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The Great Pyramid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take your classes back in time to an ancient world. Using units of ancient time, scholars determine the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza. They use the volume and base edge measurement in their calculations.
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Size It Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Show your class how to model tents using geometry. Provided with pictures of different types of tents, pupils determine a geometric shape they could use to model them. They then use a variety of prisms and pyramids to model the tents.
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ЩΉӨ BЦIᄂƬ ƬΉΣ PYЯΛMIDƧ

For Students 3rd - 12th
Who built the pyramids? Debunk the alien myth with an informative video that examines who, how, and when the many Egyptian pyramids were constructed.
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From Nets to Surface Area

For Teachers 6th Standards
Figure out what it will take to cover up. The 18th part of a 22-part series presents nets as a way to determine surface area. Pupils determine the measurements of the portions of the nets before calculating the area of each portion and...
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Constructing Nets

For Teachers 6th Standards
What are the dimensions of nets that fit the solid? Pupils determine the sizes of the faces of 3-D figures. Then, learners create the two-dimensional faces and arrange them to build a net of the original three-dimensional figure. 
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Representing Three-Dimensional Figures Using Nets

For Teachers 6th Standards
Unfold the faces of a three-dimensional figure. Scholars define a net and determine whether drawings are nets or not. They compare nets with their associated 3-D figures and identify the various faces to finish the 16th segment in a...
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Surface Area II

For Students 7th Standards
Examine surface area of composite figures using an exploratory approach. As a continuation from the previous lesson of the 29-part series, young scholars develop plans for finding the surface area of composite figures. Examples become...
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Surface Area II

For Teachers 7th Standards
The class makes the connection between finding the area of a right prism and a right pyramid in the 23rd installment in a series of 28. The pupils find the surface area of figures created by stacked cubes and prisms with cutouts.
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Truncated Cones

For Students 8th Standards
Learners examine objects and find their volumes using geometric formulas in the 21st installment of this 25-part module. Objects take the shape of truncated cones and pyramids, and individuals apply concepts of similar triangles to find...
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Cones and Spheres

For Students 8th Standards
Explore methods for finding the volume of different three-dimensional figures. The 20th lesson in the 25-part series asks learners to interpret diagrams of 3-D figures and use formulas to determine volume. Scholars must use the...
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Nets, Plans, and Elevations

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
A dimensional resource teaches viewers to recognize 2-D views of 3-D objects and how to match nets with their 3-D figures. Individuals draw different views of three-dimensional objects including views from the front, side elevations and...
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Recursion: Smaller Sibling Pyramids

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get siblings to do your work. Scholars learn how to perform summations of arithmetic sequences in an innovative lesson. They use iterations, smaller siblings (tail-end recursion), and the divide-and-conquer approach.
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Identifying Solid Figures

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Reinforce basic geometry skills in an elementary math lesson. A simple activity prompts learners to identify and label 3-D shapes.