Download
and construct a pentagonal
pyramid for your Math Display
This
net prints out at A4 size when downloaded
This
colourful pentagonal pyramid net is ready to print out, construct &
display. The net is tagged with visual reminders of the properties of
a pentagonal pyramid i.e. it has five triangular faces and one face
that is a regular pentagon. This pentagonal pyramid net is ideal for
creating math displays.
A
Little Something to Think About
(write
these up on card & display)

Find a real world example of a pentagonal pyramid.
 If you stand a pentagonal pyramid on its side is it still a pentagonal
pyramid?
 Many educators believe that 3d shapes are NOT taught so students remember
the name of each shape. They think students should be able to look at
the properties of each shape and then use their thinking skills to work
out its name. What do you think?
Properties
of a
Pentagonal Pyramid
(write these
up on card & display)
 A pentagonal pyramid has six faces.
 A pentagonal pyramid has 10 edges
 A pentagonal pyramid has 6 corners but one is termed the
apex.
Net
for a
Pentagonal Pyramid