Pyramids and Cones

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A website with diagrams explaining what a pyramid is, parts of a pyramid, types of pyramids, and formulas for pyramid-related calculations.

A helpful scientific calculator that runs in your web browser window.

Given the drawings of several 3-dimensional shapes identify the names of each. Answers included.

This site goes over some common pyramids and then shows the number of faces, vertices and edges. Interactive Video!

This site disucsses the important parts of cones and pyramids (lateral face, bace, slant height, altitude height) and provides formulas for finding the surface area and volume of each. There are also practice problems with solutions for the user to try on his/her own.

An explanation of how to build a cone out of flat material