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Google Earth Voyager Story: The Mathematics of Pyramids, Part 1

In this Google Earth Voyager story visit pyramids around the world and learn about the geometry of pyramids. In this lesson, visit the pyramids of Giza and learn about the properties of pyramids. In particular, see the derivation of the formula for the volume of a pyramid. 

To the see Google Earth content that accompanies this lesson click on this link  (best viewed in Chrome).

Note: The download is the Teacher's Guide.

To see the complete collection of Google Voyager Stories, click on this link

Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.GMD.A.3, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSG.GMD.A.1, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.G.A.3
Grade Range 6 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • 3D Geometry
        • Pyramids
Copyright Year 2020
Keywords pyramid, square pyramid, volume, 3d Geometry