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Platonic Solids

saturday, march 5, 2022

Over two thousand years ago, the Greek philosopher Plato wrote about five special polyhedra shapes: the tetrahedron, the cube, the octahedron, the icosahedron, and the dodecahedron.  Why have these shapes fascinated mathematicians, artisans and architects throughout the ages? Join us to learn more about the geometric secrets of platonic solids.  

Preparation: Please print and assemble the following files prior to the session: ages 7-12,  ages 11-16

Expert: Dr. Petra Menz is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Math at Simon Fraser University.

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