Bowling Ball Pyramid
3.NBT.3 – Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value.
4.NBT.5 – Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one digit whole number, and multiply two two digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations.
8.EE A.2 – Use square root and cute root symbols to represent solutions to equations.
What do you notice? What do you wonder?
Focus Questions – How many bowling balls are in each layer? How many bowling balls are there all together?
Extension questions – What is the volume of 1 bowling ball? What is the volume of all the bowling balls? How tall would the pyramid be?