The square pyramid is made of a square base and 4 equilateral triangeles.

The model of the Cheops pyramid (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or Great Pyramid of Giza) is a 1:2000 scale model.

Square Pyramids nets (templates) for making the shapes

square pyramids (.PDF)

cheops pyramid (.PDF)

square pyramid (large) (.PDF)

Print the PDF file to make the paper model.

Definition of a Pyramid: A pyramid is a polyhedron with one face (known as the "base") a polygon and all the other faces triangles meeting at a common polygon vertex (known as the "apex"). A right pyramid is a pyramid for which the line joining the centroid of the base and the apex is perpendicular to the base. A regular pyramid is a right pyramid whose base is a regular polygon. An n-gonal regular pyramid (denoted Yn) having equilateral triangles as sides is possible only for n=3, 4, 5. These correspond to the tetrahedron, square pyramid, and pentagonal pyramid, respectively.