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Virtual Platonic Solids Manipulatives

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Platonic Solids - A Virtual Manipulative
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A Platonic solid is a polyhedron whose faces are identical regular polygons. The ancient Greeks were able to show that there are exactly five such Platonic solids. This virtual manipulative allows you to display, rotate, and resize Platonic solids. I... [more]
May 31, 2010 at 12:21 PM
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Platonic Solids - Slicing - A Virtual Manipulative
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Discover shapes and relationships between slices of the platonic solids. This virtual manipulative displays a Platonic solid on the left and on the right the outlined cross-sectional slice formed by a plane cutting through the solid. There are more i... [more]
June 3, 2010 at 07:45 PM
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Platonic Solids - Duals - A Virtual Manipulative
From usu.edu, produced by Utah State University
The dual of a Platonic solid is another solid inside the first. The vertices of the inner (dual) Platonic solid are the center points of each of the surfaces of the outer Platonic solid. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
June 3, 2010 at 07:04 PM
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