Building Tall: The Step Pyramid

Video Segment |04:59

Building Tall: The Step Pyramid

Video Segment |04:59

Egypt's step pyramid is the world's oldest multistory structure. The step pyramid was constructed by building six structures on top of each other, each smaller than the next.

©2010 Discovery Channel| Grade(s)

Related Topics

  • ancient
  • architecture
  • build
  • construct
  • construction
  • Egypt
  • Egyptian
  • engineer
  • sand
  • step pyramid
  • structure

EXPERIENCE Personalization

Take advantage of the exciting personalization functionality, giving you a unique dashboard populated with curated content channels and teacher resources—all segmented by grade level—supporting your individual lesson-planning needs.


Access on-demand teaching strategies, interactive professional development courses, and membership to the Discovery Educator Network—one of the largest professional networks of educators in the world.

EXPERIENCE New Inspiration

Add flexibility to your lesson plans through a variety of stimulating, multimodal resources while also creating a more engaging learning environment and meeting the varied wants and needs of diverse learners.

Find the high-quality content educators want and students need by exploring Experience today