Platonic Solids and Euler's Formula
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|Margo Lynn Mankus|
|The lesson plan for Platonic Solids and Euler's Formula offers definitions for simple closed surfaces, solids, and regular polyhedra. After observing platonic solids nets, students complete the provided (blank) table for recording vertices and edges of regular polyhedra, then conjecture a relationship between the number of edges of each prism -- Euler's Formula.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8)|
|Resource Types:||Lesson Plans and Activities|
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