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Cutouts, Nets

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Dynamic net for constructing Platonic solids. Slider adjusts from flat to solid; it is interesting to see the shapes materialize from the flat nets.
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Tomography Game

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This game challenges you to identify a threedimensional object based only on its intersections with a plane. The height of this plane can be changed using a slider control. This simulation of a compu...
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Platonic Solids  Slicing

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This virtual manipulative displays a platonic solid on the left and the outline of a plane that slices through it on the right.
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Study the Shapes

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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The second of five activities for use with the "Exploring Geometric Solids and Their Properties" tool from NCTM.
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Surface Area and Volume Dialog...

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Introduces students to the concepts of surface area and volume.
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Geometric Solids

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Explore geometric solids by rotating the shape, changing the color, changing the size, and switching shapes.
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KaleidoTile

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Explore tessellations of the sphere, Euclidean plane, and hyperbolic plane while creating colorful works of art. Decorate your tessellation with your own favorite images, or select images from the ...
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Studying Polyhedra

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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 ...
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Surface Area and Volume

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity allows the user to to manipulate threedimensional polyhedrons to experiment with surface area and volume.
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Platonic Solids

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This virtual manipulative allows you to display, rotate, and resize Platonic solids. It also allows you to select vertices, edges, and faces, and show that the number of vertices minus the number of e...
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Tomography Game: Practice

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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A practice area to review or learn to identify the categories and their objects that can appear in the Tomography Game.
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Poly

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Poly is a shareware program for exploring and constructing polyhedra. With Poly, you can manipulate polyhedral solids on the computer in a variety of ways. Flattened versions (nets) of polyhedra may b...
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Getting to Know the Shapes

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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The first of five activities for use with the "Exploring Geometric Solids and Their Properties" tool from NCTM.
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Construct a Solid

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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The fourth of five activities for use with the "Exploring Geometric Solids and Their Properties" tool from NCTM.
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Make a Shape Jacket

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
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Activity 

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The fifth of five activities for use with the "Exploring Geometric Solids and Their Properties" tool from NCTM.
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Space Blocks

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Create and discover patterns using three dimensional blocks.
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Isometric Drawing Tool

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Use this Java applet to create dynamic drawings on isometric dot paper. Draw figures using edges, faces, or cubes. You can shift, rotate, color, decompose, and view in 3D or 2D.
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Space Figures

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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The user learns about threedimensional figures and the special names given to common space figures. After viewing examples of these figures, users can interactively test their understanding of the p...
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Stella4D

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
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Stella4D allows you to create and view 3D polyhedra and 4D polytopes. Hundreds provided (Platonic, Archimedean, KeplerPoinsot & all other uniform polyhedra, Johnson Solids, Stewart toroids, compo...
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Great Stella

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Computer 
Tool 
$ 
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Great Stella allows you to view 3D polyhedra. Hundreds provided (Platonic, Archimedean, KeplerPoinsot & all other uniform polyhedra, Johnson Solids, Stewart toroids, compounds, geodesics, etc.). R...
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Small Stella

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
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Small Stella is the ideal entrylevel polyhedron program for schools or anyone interested in geometry, with hundreds of polyhedra provided. Print out the nets required to build your own paper model...
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Geoboard  Isometric

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Use geoboard to illustrate threedimensional shapes.
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Platonic Solids  Duals

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
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With this applet it can be seen that a platonic dual is two platonic solids, one placed inside the other. The vertices of the inner platonic solid are the center points of each of the surfaces of the ...
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ThreeDimension Figures Unit Q...

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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Users can interactively test their understanding of the properties of threedimensional figures with this unit quiz.
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Shapes  3D Geometry Learning

Polyhedra (Math 6) 
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Learn, teach and explore different types of 3D solids and help students understand geometry
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