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Crystals: Crystallography & Systems

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Author:Suzanne Alejandre
Description: A Math Forum Web Unit. Students studying polyhedra enjoy seeing the structures as they occur in the real world. Crystalline structures can be categorized into seven crystal systems: see photographs of beautiful crystals or make paper models of crystals by printing out nets of crystals and constructing the models. CrystalMaker software gives students experience with ball-and-stick, space-filling, wire-frame, stick, dot surface cloud, and polyhedral models of crystals. Also Java applets that show some of the major forms for the hexoctahedralclass (symmetry 4/m3bar2/m) of crystals; and links to Web sites about crystals.

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Lesson Plans and Activities, Link Listings, Topic Tools Miscellaneous, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Polyhedra, Art, Chemistry

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