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Geometry Applications: Area and Volume, Segment 2: Surface Area.

The glass-paneled pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris is a tessellation of rhombus-shaped glass panels. Students create a model of the pyramid to calculate the number of panels used to cover the surface area of the pyramid.
Common Core Standards CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.2, CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-GMD.A.3
Duration 15.70 minutes
Grade Range 8 - 10
Curriculum Nodes Geometry
    • Surface Area and Volume
        • Volume
Copyright Year 2010
Keywords geometry, area, volume, formulas, surface area, Louvre Museum, Paris, tessellation, rhombus, pyramid