The Sierpinski Pyramid is a fun wayto teach students about tetrahedrons and other 3-D shapes.
Goal: construct a pyramid comprised of equilateral tetrahedrons.
Learning Outcomes: geometrical construction; equilateral triangles and fractals.
Grade levels: 2nd - 8th grade
Workshop time: 3 hours
This is a simple introduction to geometry and the use of smaller shapes to build larger structures. Plus this is a great STEAM project where students use art skills to make a really cool pyramid!
Kit comes with enough parts to build a 64 piece pyramid.
Kit also includes a Teacher Guide that features:
- Lesson plan with instruction tips
- How to build instructions with photos
- Extension/Enrichment ideas
- Note to parents