What do you call a twenty sided shape made out of equilateral triangles? You’ll find out in this BrainPOP movie as Tim and Moby introduce you to the wide world of polyhedrons! Learn how a polyhedron is formed, what the difference is between a polygon and a polyhedron, and why a sphere isn’t a polyhedron. Discover new names for pyramids and cubes, and learn some really long names for even more complicated figures! Find out about the five regular polyhedrons, and figure out which three polygons are used to make all five. Finally, learn who gave the name “Dice of the Gods” to the five regular polyhedrons. Anyone up for a game?

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How do you make a polyhedron?

What is the maximum number of sides a polyhedron can have?

What is a tetrahedron?