WELCOME TO THE POLYHEDRON WEBQUEST

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**YOUR
TASK IS TO FIND OUT THE NAMES
AND SHAPES OF SOME
POLYHEDRA.**

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**YOU
MUST FIND A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE POLYHEDRA, AND SOME
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT
THESE SHAPES.**

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PUT ALL THESE TOGETHER IN AN ILLUSTRATED POWERPOINT PRESENTATION COVERING AT LEAST SIX POLYHEDRA.

You may use the following links for your research.

Have fun!

For a math dictionary to help you find your definitions, try the Intermath
Dictionary or the Mathwords
dictionary.

For general information about the shapes, the Geometric Shapes
page. this Mathforum
page, or the coolmath4kids
page might be useful.

To find out what their mathematical names are (they mostly come
from Greek), look here!

Let’s
take a break!

For a
really nifty game to help you recognize them, try this page.

Back to work!

The geodesic
gumdrop page tells you how to make polyhedra using candy! Yummmmmmmmmm

Interested in paper models?? Try here and here’s a
reallllly cool
one! Or this one!

To
finish off, try a game of “Spin the Polyhedron”.