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Tool: Platonic Solids - Slicing
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Go to: http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_126_g_3_t_3.html (opens a new window)
Description: This virtual manipulative displays a platonic solid on the left and the outline of a plane that slices through it on the right.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Guide: User's Guide (opens a new window)
Author: National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (Utah State University)
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plan: 3-D Visualization Activity: Teacher Notes
Activity: 3-D Visualization Activity: Student Handouts
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Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Craig, Jul 30 2004 04:45:35:170PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings, advanced investigations
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for:
Geometry: Special topics
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