The Pyramid Stack (Part 1)

Unit 8: Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres
Lesson 2 of 6

Objective: SWBAT give an informal argument for the formula for the volume of a pyramid. SWU how the volume of a pyramid is related to the volume of a prism with the same base and altitude.

Big Idea: Students use interactive geometry software to investigate the properties of pyramids and learn how many pyramids it takes to make a prism.

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