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Students begin by becoming aware of the features of a pyramid, determining the perpendicular height using Pythagoras' theorem as well as calculating the area, perimeter, volume and capacity of pyramids. Students then work with circles calculating the radius and diameter of the shape.
|Year level(s)||Year 9|
|Purpose||Content knowledge, Evidence-based approaches, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies|
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches||Collaborative learning, Explicit teaching, Setting goals, Structuring lessons, Worked examples|
|Keywords||circumference, radius, diameter, area, height, perimeter, volume, capacity, perpendicular height, Pythogoras theorem|
|Curriculum connections||English, Numeracy|
|Strand and focus||Measurement, Geometry, Build understanding, Apply understanding|
|Topics||Angles and geometric reasoning|
|AC: Mathematics content descriptions||
ACMMG222 Investigate Pythagoras’ Theorem and its application to solving simple problems involving right angled triangles
|National numeracy learning progression||
Understanding geometric properties
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