Category Archive: Platonic

Jun 07

KaleidoTile

KaleidoTile is a colorful program for investigating Tilings, Symmetry, and Polyhedra.  I remember seeing it many years ago. I’m glad to see that Jeff Weeks is continuing to update it.  FREE download. http://geometrygames.org/KaleidoTile/index.html

Oct 25

Prince Rupert’s cube

Cut a hole in one cube so that a cube of the same size (actually one slightly bigger!) can pas through. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Rupert%27s_cube 

Jun 08

I’ll be doing a Beauty of Three Dimensional Polyhedra Workshop

Beauty of Three Dimensional Polyhedra Workshop (in Celebration of the MAA’s Centennial) MathFest at Washington, DC. Friday, August 7, 2015, 1:00-2:20 p.m., Maryland C Description: I have long been fascinated by the Platonic and Archimedean solids and their mathematical beauty. In this workshop I will demonstrate, and we will work with, a variety of materials …

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