Links

http://3rddimension.online.fr/metatron_cube.htm

3rdDimensionOnline: polyhedral art for sale: clothing, cards, etc.

http://www.3quarks.com/GIF-Animations/PlatonicSolids/index.html

Rudiger Appell: some very nice animated GIFs

http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/polyhedra/

Helmer Aslaksen: great photos and links for polyhedral model building

http://www.drbsciencebasics.com/?page_id=4

Dr. B's Science Basics: high-quality ball and stick wooden polyhedral models

http://ebeltz.net/niftylinks/mathlinks.html

Ellin Beltz: templates, statistics, and links about the Platonic solids

http://www.blazelabs.com/f-p-solids.asp

Blaze Labs: one of the more interesting sites on the Platonic solids including historical and philosophical aspects

http://www.cut-the-knot.org/do_you_know/polyhedra.shtml

Alexander Bogomolny, Cut-The-Knot, Regular Polyhedra: a well organized site designed for teachers

http://local.wasp.uwa.edu.au/~pbourke/geometry/platonic/

Paul Bourke: lots of statistics on Platonic solids

http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/jbpolyhedra.htm

Jill Britton: an extensive list of resources and activities

http://www.ac-noumea.nc/maths/polyhedr/convex1_.htm

Convex Polyhedra 1: Some nice explanations of the mathematics of polyhedra with nice graphics.

http://cs.stmarys.ca/~dawson/images3.html

Robert Dawson: some models that nicely show the relationship between the icosahedron and the golden rectange

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/geometry/solids/

EnchantedLearning.com: information and templates for making paper models

http://www.geometrycode.com/sg/platonics.shtml

GeometryCode.com: This link is to some exceptionally nice folding patterns but the site contains all kinds of good information.

http://www.georgehart.com/virtual-polyhedra/platonic_relationships.html

George W. Hart: good coverage of dual pairs

Vi Hart: a wonderfully creative and imaginative presentation of recreational mathematics

http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/phi3DGeom.html

Ron Knott: relates the Platonic solids to the golden section, phi

http://www.mathpages.com/home/kmath096/kmath096.htm

MathPages.com: extensive information about the Platonic solids

http://www.mathsisfun.com/platonic_solids.html

MathSisIsFun.com: information, interactive models, and instructions for make paper polyhedra

http://www.mathsnet.net/geometry/solid/nets.html

mathsnet.net: interactive applet shows how nets fold together to build Platonic solids

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_4_t_3.html

National Library of Virtual Manipulative: includes interactive duals and slices of Platonic solids

Pedagoguery Software: They make interactive polyhedral software and a nice poster.

Polydron is a nice snap-together plastic construction kit for building polyhedra.

http://rndmodelshop.com/geometrics

RND Modelshop-Geometrics: Ron Nelson makes and sells exquisite handcrafted wooden models of goemetric solids.

http://www.scienceu.com/geometry/facts/solids/handson.html

Science U: a very nice collection of interactive applets

http://www.toonz.com/personal/todesco/java/polyhedra/theApplet.html

Gian Marco Todesco: an applet that allows you to inscribe platonic solids inside eachother

http://www.homespun4homeschoolers.com/octa-tetra.htm

Uncle Dan's Octa-Tetra Construction Set is a very nice folded-paper kit for building oct-tet truss models.

http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/platonic.html

The University of California: Prof. John Baez: explains extension of Platonic solids into four and higher dimensions

http://www.math.utah.edu/~alfeld/math/polyhedra/polyhedra.html

The University of Utah: Prof. Peter Alfeld: information and applets on the Platonic solids

http://www.halexandria.org/dward099.htm

Dan Sewell Ward: some nice information and graphics on the Platonic solids including history

http://www.ac-noumea.nc/maths/amc/polyhedr/index_.htm

Maurice Starck, The Polyhedral World: a beautifully designed site packed with information.

http://whistleralley.com/polyhedra/platonic.htm

Whistler Alley Mathematics: rigorous mathematics of formulas behind Platonic solids

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platonic_solid

wikipedia: extensive information on the Platonic solids

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/PlatonicSolid.html

WolframMathWorld: extensive information and bibliography on the Platonic solids

http://library.wolfram.com/webMathematica/Graphics/Polyhedron.jsp

Wolfram Polyhedron Explorer: an interactive polyhedron applet

http://isotropic.org/uw/polyhedra/

Douglas Zongker: templates for paper models of Platonic and Archimedean solids

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