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Platonic Solids and Euler's Formula

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Author:Margo Lynn Mankus
Description: 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)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Polyhedra

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