Playing with Geometric Shapes Please answer the following questions to the best of your ability. Don’t worry if you don’t know the answers! Just do the best you can. By the time you complete the course, you will know them all! Identify these Platonic Solids 1. In ancient Greece, the CUBE represented earth. Circle the shape that is a CUBE: 2. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces in a CUBE:________ 3. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces at each vertex of a CUBE:______ 4. In ancient Greece, the OCTOHEDRON represented air. Circle the shape that is an OCTOHEDRON: 5. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces in an OCTOHEDRON:_______ 6. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces at each vertex of an OCTOHEDRON:______ 7. In ancient Greece, the TETRAHEDRON represented fire. Circle the shape that is a TETRAHEDRON: 8. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces in a TETRAHEDRON:_______ 9. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces at each vertex of a TETRAHEDRON:______ 10. In ancient Greece, the ICOSAHERON represented water. Circle the Shape that is an ICOSAHEDRON: 11. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces in an ICOSAHEDRON:________ 12. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces at each vertex of an ICOSAHEDRON: _______ 13. In ancient Greece, the DODECAHEDRON was the most perfect solid. Circle the Shape that is a DODECAHEDRON: 14. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces in a DODECAHEDRON:______ 15. (Fill in the Blank) Number of faces at each vertex of a DODECAHEDRON:_____ 16. Draw a tessellation in the space below: Lines of Symmetry 17. Draw 2 lines of symmetry in the shapes below: 18. Shade in a design that is symmetrical: |