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Tool: Studying Polyhedra
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Go to: http://mathforum.org/alejandre/applet.polyhedra.html (opens a new window)
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.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: José Luis Abreu & Suzanne Alejandre
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Math 5 Polyhedra
Math 6 Polyhedra
Math 7 Platonic solids

  Mike D13
Comment:Useful tool for studying various plyhedrons and their characteristics. User freindly and very informative.