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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.

    Resource files


    Polyhedra Handout Student Version

    Uploaded Monday, October 31 2016 / Activity Handout for Students


    A Tool for Representing Polyhedra in Two Dimensions

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


    Nets of 3D Figures

    Uploaded Practice Quiz on polyhedra properties.


    Paper Models of Polyhedras

    Uploaded Many paper models of polyhedra.


    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.