## Teaching Archimedes' Mechanical Method: Explaining the Math - Section 4: Section #4: Conduct an Interactive Demonstration of the Mechanical Method

Teaching Archimedes' Mechanical Method: Explaining the Math

# The Sphere and the Cylinder 1 (Part 1)

Unit 8: Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres
Lesson 5 of 6

## Big Idea: Visualize and compare cross-sections of different solids while recreating Archimedes' marvelous mechanical strategy!

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Math, Geometry, volume (Determining Measurements), Trigonometry, cooperative learning, Math History, PhET Simulations
53 minutes

### Tom Chandler

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