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Geometry

(8 Units, 85 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres(6 Lessons)

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Geometry

» Unit:

Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres

Big Idea:Students are introduced to Cavalieri’s Principle as they compare the volumes of two heaps of treasure—one layer at a time.

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18 Resources

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The Pyramid Stack (Part 1)

Geometry

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Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres

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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22 Resources

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The Pyramid Stack (Part 2)

Geometry

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Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres

Big Idea:Students use both algebra and hands-on models to deepen their understanding of the volume of a pyramid.

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22 Resources

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Moon Shadows, Cones, and Pyramids

Geometry

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Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres

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

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25 Resources

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The Sphere and the Cylinder 1 (Part 1)

Geometry

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Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres

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

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21 Resources

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The Sphere and the Cylinder (Part 2)

Geometry

» Unit:

Volume of Cones, Pyramids, and Spheres

Big Idea:Using Cavalieri’s Principle to relate the volumes of cylinders, hemispheres, and cones--Hemisphere plus cone equals cylinder!

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29 Resources

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