**A PYRAMID is a 3D Geometric Shape.**

__Features__: A pyramid has 3 or more triangular faces and 1 base. It is named for the shape of its base.

__Examples__: triangular pyramid, square pyramid

__Suggested Activities__- Read books about pyramids and other 3D Shapes.

- Have students
**observe**a pyramid(s) manipulative(s) or picture(s) of a pyramid(s). Discuss its properties. Have students**describe**the features of a pyramid.

Egyptian Pyramids |

- Have students search their home or classroom to find any pyramid shapes.

Brainteaser |

- Have students create pyramids with arts and crafts materials.

- Have students use NETS (2D representations of 3D Shapes) of pyramids to create pyramid models.

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**here**to get nets of triangular and square pyramids.

Triangular Pyramid Net - (Tetrahedron) |

Square Pyramid Net |

*Have fun with geometry.*

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