Lesson

Strawbees Team

Discover the dodecahedron, 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. Build this 3D model with 12 pentagonal faces, and find out about real-life examples and uses of this shape in history.

Geometry

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7-14+

1:00:00

Guide - Platonic Solids

When students go through this lesson in each section, the objectives they will learn are:

**Imagine**– Learn about the dodecahedron, the only Platonic solid with pentagons.**Build**– Build a symmetrical dodecahedron, a Platonic solid with 12 faces.

Discover the dodecahedron, 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. Build this 3D model with 12 pentagonal faces, and find out about real-life examples and uses of this shape in history.