Pyramid Puzzle

 On top of the yellow surface sits a flat orange triangle base and four black triangular pieces.
A blue and yellow exhibit table, with an orange, white and purple information panel on top, sits in front of a green wall and a blue wall. On top of the table sits a flat orange triangle base and four black triangular pieces.

How it works

Identical block pieces must fit together to make a pyramid.

Things to try or ask around the exhibit

Can you construct a pyramid from the pieces provided?

Finding the science in your world

A pyramid is a very stable structure because it has a large base compared to its height. The pyramids of Egypt have four faces which are triangle shape and stand on a base which is square. These pyramids are called square pyramids. They were built as burial tombs for Pharoahs and other important people.