# Prisms and Pyramids: What's the difference?

Prisms and Pyramids: What's the difference?
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This lesson contains 13 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Prisms and Pyramids: What's the difference?

#### Slide 1 -Slide

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to identify the differences between prisms and pyramids, and name their properties.

#### Slide 2 -Slide

This slide introduces the learning objective of the lesson. The teacher can use this slide to explain to the students what they will learn by the end of the lesson.

#### Slide 3 -Mind map

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Prisms vs. Pyramids
Prisms have two parallel bases and their sides are rectangular. Pyramids have only one base, which is a polygon, and their sides are triangles that meet at a single vertex.

#### Slide 4 -Slide

This slide shows the main differences between prisms and pyramids. The teacher can use this slide to explain the characteristics of each figure and show visual examples.
Faces of Prisms
Prisms have two parallel bases and rectangular faces connecting them.

#### Slide 5 -Slide

This slide shows the faces of prisms. The teacher can use this slide to explain the concept of faces and how they connect the bases of the prism.
Edges of Prisms
Prisms have edges where the faces meet.

#### Slide 6 -Slide

This slide shows the edges of prisms. The teacher can use this slide to explain the concept of edges and how they are formed where the faces meet.
Corners of Prisms
Prisms have corners where the edges meet.

#### Slide 7 -Slide

This slide shows the corners of prisms. The teacher can use this slide to explain the concept of corners and how they are formed where the edges meet.
Faces of Pyramids
Pyramids have a base that is a polygon and triangular faces that meet at a single vertex.

#### Slide 8 -Slide

This slide shows the faces of pyramids. The teacher can use this slide to explain the concept of faces and how they are formed by the triangular sides meeting at a single vertex.
Edges of Pyramids
Pyramids have edges where the faces meet.

#### Slide 9 -Slide

This slide shows the edges of pyramids. The teacher can use this slide to explain the concept of edges and how they are formed where the faces meet.
Vertex of Pyramids
Pyramids have a single vertex where all the triangular faces meet.

#### Slide 10 -Slide

This slide shows the vertex of pyramids. The teacher can use this slide to explain the concept of vertex and how it is formed by the triangular sides meeting at a single point.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

#### Slide 11 -Open question

Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

#### Slide 12 -Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.