More About Polyhedra

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We have been studying a variety of polyhedra including the:

cube
tetrahedron
octahedron
dodecahedron
icosahedron
cuboctahedron

There's a lot more on the Web about polyhedra. Below are links to pages that will provide you with additional information. Remember to keep in mind the vocabulary that we have been using as you view these pages.

face
solid
edge
vertex (vertices)
surface area
rectangular prism

As you browse, remember to take notes to add to your journal entries.

  1. The Platonic Solids Information Site - Dan Radin
  2. Crystallographic Polyhedra - S. Weber
  3. Pavilion of Polyhedreality - George Hart
  4. Polyhedra Hyperpages - Tom Gettys
  5. Polyhedra Pastimes - Jill Britton
  6. Jim Plank's Origami Page (modular)
  7. The Uniform Polyhedra - Roman Maeder
  8. The 59 Stellations of the Icosahedron - Roman Maeder
  9. Jan Garner's Polyhedra at The Geometry Forum
  10. World's Largest Icosahedron - A Student Project
  11. Learning About Buckyballs


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