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Broad Topics > 3D Geometry, Shape and Space > Polyhedra

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Thinking 3D

Age 7 to 14

How can we as teachers begin to introduce 3D ideas to young children? Where do they start? How can we lay the foundations for a later enthusiasm for working in three dimensions?

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Three Cubes

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you work out the dimensions of the three cubes?

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Magnetic Personality

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

60 pieces and a challenge. What can you make and how many of the pieces can you use creating skeleton polyhedra?

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Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Each of these solids is made up with 3 squares and a triangle around each vertex. Each has a total of 18 square faces and 8 faces that are equilateral triangles. How many faces, edges and vertices. . . .

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Classifying Solids Using Angle Deficiency

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Toni Beardon has chosen this article introducing a rich area for practical exploration and discovery in 3D geometry

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Plaited Origami Polyhedra

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

These models have appeared around the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. Perhaps you would like to try to make some similar models of your own.

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Platonic and Archimedean Solids

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

In a recent workshop, students made these solids. Can you think of reasons why I might have grouped the solids in the way I have before taking the pictures?

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Investigating Solids with Face-transitivity

Age 14 to 18

In this article, we look at solids constructed using symmetries of their faces.

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Lighting up Time

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A very mathematical light - what can you see?