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Pyramids and Spheres Exploration

Unit 9: 3-D Shapes and Volume
Lesson 3 of 4

Objective: Students will be able to derive volume formulas for pyramid and sphere and apply these.

Big Idea: Students will use play dough to discover the volume formulas for pyramids and spheres.

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