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Studying Polyhedra

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Author:Suzanne Alejandre
Description: What is a polyhedron? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the five regular polyhedra to find how many faces and vertices each has, and what polygons make up the faces. Also links to a page of information about buckyballs, stories written by students after studying polyhedra, other sites with information about regular polyhedra, and other sites with information about Greece and Greek mathematicians.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Internet-Based Projects, Link Listings, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Polyhedra, History and Biography, Chemistry

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