Polyhedra Nightlights - Instructable

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Polyhedra Nightlights Shop image.jpg
Polyhedra Nighlight_Argyle.jpg
Sample Page Polyhedra Nightlights.jpg
Platonic Solids Group.jpg
Platonic Solids.jpg
Eurekus Polyhedra Making.jpg
Polyedra collection.jpg
Polyhedra lit.jpg
Platonic Solid Install.jpg

Polyhedra Nightlights - Instructable

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STEAM PROJECT: Geometry & Tech

Illuminate geometry with a cool tech twist! Transform adorable Polyhedra paper sculptures into enchanting nighlights using LEDs. Our Polyhedra Nightlights project is a hit with all ages in classrooms, camps and enrichment time. Plus, it’s a fun activity for parties and Maker events.

From crystals and chemistry to history and architecture, polyhedra are cool shapes that are important in nature, science and engineering. This Instructable features large and small templates for 5 regular polyhedra that were described by Plato – the Platonic Solids. The Instructable also includes templates to make a paper Battery Base to house LED lights, step-by-step instructions and tech supply resource links. Creating 3D shapes from 2D paper is tactile and fun way for learners to engage with geometry and technology - discovering while making!

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This Interactive PDF  Instructable can be printed as a booklet, used on a device, or projected in class for students to follow along as they make.

CONTENTS INCLUDE:

  • Project Highlights & Introduction
  • Supply Lists with Tech Ordering Links
  • Step-by-Step Instructions
  • Samples of Student Work
  • (5) 12"x12" Templates - The Platonic Solids
  • (5) 8 1/2"x11" Templates - The Platonic Solids
  • Battery Base Template

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