Aim: Construct simple prisms and pyramids

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Added on: 16th Aug 2016

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In this video we will talk about pyramids and simple prisms. 

For a definition, A pyramid is a three-dimensional shape whose base is a polygon. Each corner of a polygon is attached to a singular apex, which gives the pyramid its distinctive shape. Each base edge and the apex form a triangle. There are many types of pyramids.

For a definition, A prism is a polyhedron, with two parallel faces called bases. The other faces are always parallelograms. The prism is named by the shape of its base.

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 16th Aug 2016

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- considering the history and significance of pyramids from a range of cultural perspectives including those structures found in China, Korea and Indonesia

- constructing prisms and pyramids from nets, and skeletal models

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