# Geometric Pyramids Teacher Resources

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#### Geometry Unit 10: Surface Area and Volume

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Geometry Unit 10 contains six resources that cover surface area and volume. Scholars first watch a video explaining the basic terminology of three-dimensional figures, such as prisms, lateral edges, bases, and faces. They then learn how...
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#### Flipped Math: Geometry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine taking a complete geometry course remotely! Eleven units make up the My Geometry course. Each unit follows the Flipped-Mastery cycle of learning, divided into two semesters. Pupils watch and take notes on a video that details the...
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#### Pyramid Model

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Seeking to derive the formula for the volume of a square pyramid, geometry learners construct six square based pyramids that, when pieced together properly, form a cube. Two short videos demonstrate the relationship between pyramid and...
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CK-12 Foundation

#### 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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#### How Do You Find the Volume of a Rectangular Pyramid?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
How do you find the volume of a rectangular pyramid? Watch this video and find out! In the tutorial, a lecturer works through an example problem. While she works, she describes each step and each formula necessary to solve the problem. A...
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#### Exploring 3-D Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...
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#### The Volume Formula of a Pyramid and Cone

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Our teacher told us the formula had one-third, but why? Using manipulatives, classmates try to explain the volume formula for a pyramid. After constructing a cube with six congruent pyramids, pupils use scaling principles from previous...
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#### Volume of Solids: Algebra/Geometry Institute

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Use this volume of solids lesson to have learners find the surface area and volume of cylinders, pyramids, and prisms. They place cubes inside three-dimensional figures to determine the volume. Worksheets and answers are provided.
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#### What is a Pyramid?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
One base, triangular sides, and defined polygons are all parts of what make up a pyramid. Check out this video and see the instructor draw pictures of a variety of pyramids. She identifies the specific parts and gives them names based on...
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#### General Pyramids and Cones and Their Cross-Sections

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Are pyramids and cones similar in definition to prisms and cylinders? By examining the definitions, pupils determine that pyramids and cones are subsets of general cones. Working in groups, they continue to investigate the relationships...
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#### Classifying Prisms and Pyramids

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Young geometers identify prisms and pyramids based on the number of edges they have. Answers vary from hexagonal and rectangular prisms to pentagonal and octagonal pyramids.
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#### Square Pyramid

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Your geometry learners will appreciate this net for a square pyramid. Copy, cut, and manipulate to explore the surface area or volume of a square pyramid.
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#### Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World-Great Pyramids Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Take another look at The Great Pyramid, the largest stone structure in the world. Part one focuses on the misconceptions surrounding the methods used to build the pyramid and the geometry of the structure.
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#### Volume of Pyramids: Fluctuating Height

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The height of a pyramid may change, but the usefulness of the interactive will not. Learners drag the apex of a pyramid to change its height. They then answer a set of challenge questions designed to investigate how changing the...
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#### Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones

For Students 9th - 12th
Scratch more than just the surface when investigating surface area. The second video of six installments in the Geometry - Surface Area and Volume unit focuses on the surface area of pyramids and cones. Young mathematicians learn to...
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#### Pyramid Activity

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Pupils explore the concept of pyramids. They determine if two sides of a pyramid are perpendicular using a graphing calculator, then discuss parallel and perpendicular lines and how to determine if two lines are parallel or...
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#### Geometry Level 3

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
What a wonderful resource! Learners create two-dimensional shapes according to the instructions stated, use the squares to make a triangular prism, a cube, and a pyramid, and identify features of plane shapes, among a myriad of other...
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#### Pyramid Building: How to Use a Wedge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the simple machine of a wedge. In this wedge lesson, students test wedges on different materials including wax, soap, clay and foam. They learn how a wedge was used to build the ancient pyramid and modern day skyscrapers.
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#### Recognizing 3-D Shapes, Part 2

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Take your math lesson to another dimension with this lesson about 3-D shapes! First graders label cones, cylinders, pyramids, spheres, cubes, and prisms, and then count the number of each shape in a collective picture. A great way to...
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#### Write the 3-D Shape's Name, Part 2

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Geometry can be fun when you know the shapes! Twelve pictures of geometric shapes, including cones, pyramids, and spheres, prompt first graders to write the name of each shape in the space provided. Use the activity as a quiz or homework...
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#### Cones and Spheres

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Geometry whizzes solve and complete 24 different problems that include determining the volume and surface area of spheres and cones. First, they use the given information to determine the volume of a cone. Then, pupils use the given...
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CK-12 Foundation

#### Pascal's Triangle: Pyramid Blocks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Build a pyramid of sums. An interactive presents the first five rows of Pascal's Triangle as a pyramid. Pupils match missing entries in the pyramid and continue the pattern to determine entries of other rows. The learners use the entries...
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#### Volume of a Pyramid

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Your geometry learners will appreciate this poster explaining the volume of a square pyramid. It is simple, to the point, and includes pictures.
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#### Pyramids

For Teachers 10th
In this Geometry worksheet, 10th graders solve problems involving the properties of a regular pyramid.  The two page worksheet contains a combination of seven multiple choice and free response questions.  Answers are included.