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    Using 3D Printing Pens in Mathematics

    Resource by Teresa Deshon

    Students devise a mathematical strategy including calculations to prove a shape is a polyhedral then create the shape in 3D from a 2D net using 3Doolder pens.

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    Polyhedra Handout Student Version

    Uploaded Monday, October 31 2016 / Activity Handout for Students

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    A Tool for Representing Polyhedra in Two Dimensions

    Uploaded Good introductory reading about the importance of representing shapes in 2D.

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    Nets of 3D Figures

    Uploaded Practice Quiz on polyhedra properties.

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    Paper Models of Polyhedras

    Uploaded Many paper models of polyhedra.

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    Euler's polyhedron formula

    Uploaded Simple though it may look, the little formula encapsulates a fundamental property of those three-dimensional solids we call polyhedra, which have fascinated mathematicians for over 4000 years.