Description: The glass-paneled pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris is a tessellation of rhombus-shaped glass panels. Students create a model of the pyramid to calculate the number of panels used to cover the surface area of the pyramid.
Grade Range: 6-12, college developmental math
Curriculum Standards: CCSS.Math. Content. 6.G.A.1, CCSS.Math. Content. 7.G.B.6, CCSS.Math. Content. 8.G.B.7
Copyright: ©2011
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