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Visit this site: http://www1.ttcn.ne.jp/~a-nishi/index.html

Author:Akira Nishihara
Description: Play with animations and applets of Buckminster Fuller's Tensegrity and the Indian Ball (also known as the flexi-sphere), as well as wire-frame renderings of the torus, the magic ring, the toroflux, the reversible polyhedron, and other objects. Nishihira also provides instructions for building paper models of origami springs and spinning pop-up cards. Sections of the site include geometric toy, polyhedral toy, and Java applet.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Games, Simulations, Fun for Kids, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Polyhedra

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