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Other

Description:

Students analyze and begin to design a pyramid. Working in engineering teams, they perform calculations to determine the area of the pyramid base, stone block volumes, and the number of blocks required for their pyramid base. They make a scaled drawing of the pyramid using graph paper. Prerequisite knowledge: Multiplication, division, using a ruler, graph paper, and the concept of proportional scaling. General knowledge of pyramids and familiarity with simple machines.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Simple Machine,Grade 6,NSDL,Area,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-016,Mathematics,Topography,Math,Grade 7,Volume,Upper Elementary,Grade 5,Scaling,Plan,Estimate,Middle School,Science and technology,Chemistry,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120614151514220T,Pyramid,Approximation,Elementary School,Design,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Physical science,Education,Technology,Geoscience,Engineer

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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