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Making Mathematical Connections by Constructing Tetrahedra

Jennifer Bergner, Randall Groth 

January 2005, Volume 98, Issue 5, Page 298

Abstract:
A polyhedra construction project that illustrates how one activity can address several of the mathematics content standards. Directions are given for a multiple day lesson on building a large tetrahedron in groups.

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Algebra
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
3-D Shapes
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Grades 9-12
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Math Coordinator / Coach
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