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Platonic Solids

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1. What is platonic solids?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platonic_solid  
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PlatonicSolid.html  

 

2.  What are the different platonic solids?

http://www.mathacademy.com/pr/prime/articles/platsol/index.asp

 

3. How platonic solids look like?

http://www.korthalsaltes.com/platonic_solids_pictures.html

http://info.math.nankai.edu.cn/mirror/www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/history/Diagrams/PlatonicSolids.gif

 

4. After having an overview of platonic solids, try to answer this activity.

http://www.quia.com/jw/358220.html

 

5. You group yourselves into a group with five members.

 

6. Construct models of different platonic solids. Use the nets in making models.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/platonic_solids.html

Here are some tips in constructing platonic solids.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/model-construction-tips.html

 

7. You may add artistic designs. 

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