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Weekend Projects—Picnic Geometry

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Author:Make Podcast
Description: This video shows how to build an icosahedron out of paper plates, cups, or plastic sheeting—and pack some geometry into your next picnic! MAKE's accompanying post provides step-by-step instructions for assembling icosahedra from picnic supplies. Like other projects from the MAKE quarterly, this can be fun for the whole family. MAKE "celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will."

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Multimedia, Lesson Plans and Activities, Fun for Kids
Math Topics: Polyhedra

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