Pyramid Project


Two Semester Class

Prerequisites: 13 years old

Pyramid Project is a scholar project focusing on four areas:
1. The search for truth
2. The development of the characteristics of a scientist
3. Learning to reason and use logic
4. The improvement of math and science knowledge, skills,and application

Semester One- Fall

In first semester of the Pyramid Project students learn to see and discover patterns, learn 9 characteristics of scientists and are encouraged to set commitments to study their math and do experiments at home and come back to class with presentations on their discoveries. At the end of the semester, they complete and turn in a science project, a math exam from their math, and an in depth study of their core book (scriptures).

Books:  where to order

  • Pyramid Project Student Manual available from LEMI
  • Geometry or Pre-Algebra packet from McGraw Hill- can be obtained directly from
    LEMI (or student may choose the math of his choice, such as ALEKS, Life of
    Fred, Saxon, etc.)
  • Inteligro Math by Tiffany Earl available from LEMI
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe by Michael S. Schneider
  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by  Jean Lee Latham String
  • Straightedge and Shadow by Julia Diggins
  • The Man Who Counted by Malba Tahan
  • Mathematicians Are People Too by Luetta Wilbert Reimer

Semester Two- Winter

Semester 2 of the Pyramid Project specifically focuses on Earth science, pre-algebra and Georgics.  Georgics studies the relationship between principles, agriculture, and morals.
The following is a list of assignments students will complete as part of semester 2:
1.  Pre-aglebra or geometry or alternate math approved by mentor.

2.  Garden project- students will be responsible for planning and planting a garden. There are many types of gardens, so don’t let this scare you off!

3.  Read and discuss the following list of classics (students are responsible for obtaining their own copies of each book):
  • Little Britches
  • Caddie Woodlawn
  •  Alas Babylon
  • Farmer Boy
  • The Year Money Grew on Trees
  • The Giver
  • Little Men
  • Where the Red Fern Grows
4.  Six mini essays
5. Give one oral presentation on Earth Science.
6. Pass the final exams.
7. Continue the following from semester 1:  Four math lessons a week, five core book studies weekly, keep a planner, continue to keep a Pyramid Log Book.

Cost: $155.00 semester

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