November 30, 2010

Truncated Tetrahedron

Today in class we made truncated tetrahedrons. If you would like to make your own, you can find the directions here -  Truncated Tetrahedron.

Below is a video showing how to fold the truncated tetrahedron. If you make 20 truncated tetrahedrons, you can put them together to form a geodesic dome!

Truncated Tetrahedron from J.D. Williams on Vimeo.

I found this lesson on Dan Meyer’s blog here.

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