Lesson

Strawbees Team

Model the icosahedron, 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. Learn to build this symmetrical, 3D shape that features 20 triangular faces. Discover how the icosahedron is found in nature and ways it has been used by people.

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**– Discover the icosahedron and learn about this Platonic solid.**Build**– Build a symmetrical icosahedron, a Platonic solid with 20 faces.

Model the icosahedron, 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. Learn to build this symmetrical, 3D shape that features 20 triangular faces. Discover how the icosahedron is found in nature and ways it has been used by people.