Education Technology

Pyramid slope

Published on 09/14/2005

Activity Overview

Students use their knowledge of linear equations to match a line to the edge of a pyramid image.

Before the Activity

Students are shown a picture of a pyramid.

During the Activity

Each student or group of students should contribute an equation that fits the left edge of the pyramid. Discuss any variance. Repeat with the right edge.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary