Lesson

Strawbees Team

Get to know the hexahedron, also known as a cube. This shape is 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. This three-dimensional shape is formed by 6 squares. Learn to build this basic 3D shape as a building block for many projects and find out about how it's used in real-life examples.

7-14+

15m

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United States 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Geometry

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Guide - Platonic Solids

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

**Imagine**– Discover the hexahedron and learn about the properties of the Platonic solid.**Build**– Build a hexahedron cube with 6 square faces.

Get to know the hexahedron, also known as a cube. This shape is 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. This three-dimensional shape is formed by 6 squares. Learn to build this basic 3D shape as a building block for many projects and find out about how it's used in real-life examples.