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Strawbees Team

Discover the tetrahedron, 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. This three-dimensional shape is formed by only 4 equilateral triangles. Learn to build this basic 3D shape as a starting point for many more future projects.

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 properties of the tetrahedron as one of the Platonic solids.**Build**– Build a tetrahedron with 4 triangular faces.

Discover the tetrahedron, 1 of the 5 Platonic solids that have intrigued mathematicians, architects, and philosophers for thousands of years. This three-dimensional shape is formed by only 4 equilateral triangles. Learn to build this basic 3D shape as a starting point for many more future projects.