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Google Earth Voyager Story: The Mathematics of Pyramids, Part 2

In this Google Earth Voyager story visit pyramids around the world and learn about the geometry of pyramids. In this lesson, visit two Mayan pyramids and learn about sequences and series, as well as using what you've learned about the geometry of pyramids and other three-dimensional figures.

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, CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.G.A.4
Grade Range 6 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Algebra
    • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
        • Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
    • Sequences and Series
        • Series
Geometry
    • 3D Geometry
        • Pyramids
Copyright Year 2020
Keywords pyramid, square pyramid, volume, 3d Geometry, Mayan pyramids, arithmetic sequences, geometric sequences, arithmetic series, geometric series, applications of exponential functions