Educator Resources for Pyramid Panic

In this geometry game set in Ancient Egypt, players take on the role of a pharoah who was prematurely mummified and entombed within a pyramid. Players must help their mummy escape to freedom by solving geometry puzzles and building a path across the voids of the pyramid's burial chambers. They'll need to stay ahead of Ammit and zap other enemies with their Ankh Sceptre while selecting shapes and building a path out of the tomb. Pyramid Panic can be used to support related to plane figures and two dimensional shapes such as circles, triangles, and polygons.

Geometry Puzzles Lesson Plan: Pyramid Panic

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-8, students use BrainPOP resources to explore basic geometry concepts related to circles, polygons, and triangles. Students then apply geometry understandings to real-life situations and virtual ones through online game play. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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