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lesson plans

The lessons listed below are a work in progress.  Please try them out and see how they work.  If you have ideas for how to improve them or if you want to submit your own lessons, please feel free to contact me.


Lesson One — Watching the Video


Lesson Two — Building Paper Platonic Solids


Lesson Three — Deriving Euler’s Formula


Lesson Four — Generalizing Euler’s Formula


Lesson Five — Proof?!


Lesson Six — Dual Pairs


Lesson Seven — Plato, Philosophy, and Displays


Lesson Eight — Research Reports



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