Zometool Plato’s Solids Science Kit
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Zometool Plato’s Solids Science Kit Description
The 5 Platonic solids have been known to mankind for over 3,000 years. Pythagoras, Plato, Euclid and Kepler (among many) studied them extensively. Build the 5 Platonic Solids, explore the relationships among them, construct their duals (learn what a dual is.) and discover why these shapes have so fascinated mankind. *This kit also includes the interlocking clear plastic panels used to build the duals inside the Zometool structures. Clear and colorful step-by-step instructions provide con…
The oldest man-made models of these shapes are over 3,000 years old, but they’ve been around long before humans in the shapes of viruses, crystals and life forms. Why are they so special? Build the Platonic Solids and explore the relationships between them by constructing their duals (learn what a dual is). Pythagoras, Plato, Euclid and Kepler were all big fans, and soon you will be too!