Pyramids: Look Kool (Season 1)
Catalogue Number: APT096
Producer: Apartment 11
Subject: Mathematics, Science
Grade Level: 3 - 5, 6 - 8
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2015
Running Time: 22:00
Closed Captions: Yes
A pyramid is an incredibly strong, stable shape, and has been used for thousands of years. All pyramids have edges, vertices (corners),an apex, triangular faces and a base, which varies in shape depending on the number of sides. The Investigators look for triangular shapes that support things and are used in structures. A wide base makes a pyramid strong, as ancient Egyptian architects knew. A mathemetician demonstrates how force is distributed in triangular and pyramid shapes.
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