In this STEM project students will:
Research online an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh (Technology)
Build a pyramid for the Pharaoh (Engineering)
Measure the volume and surface area of the pyramid (Math)
Mummify a doll to better understand the mummification process (Science)
Build a Sarcophagus for your P
Research proves that if students can learn in a hands on manner and teach their peers, they will remember the concepts. This fifth grade differentiated math lesson plan is written in the Backwards Design method. Students utilize a menu format to choose their products for each of four lessons.
TEKS:7.9(A) solve problems involving the volume of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms, rectangular pyramids, and triangular pyramids7.9(D) solve problems involving the lateral and total surface area of a rectangular prism, rectangular pyramid, triangular prism, and triangular pyramid by determini