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Moon Shadows, Cones, and Pyramids

Unit 8: Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres
Lesson 4 of 6

Objective: SWBAT calculate the dimensions of cross-sections of cones and pyramids. Students will understand how the cross-section of a cone or pyramid varies with distance from the apex.

Big Idea: Students learn about the properties of pyramids and cones as they analyze the geometry of a solar eclipse.

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