If you want to google it you will get a lot of really great examples. • Icosahedron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The regular icosahedron is one of the five Platonic solids. It is a convex regular polyhedron composed of twenty triangular faces, with five meeting at each ...

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• Truncated icosahedron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In geometry, the truncated icosahedron is an Archimedean solid. It comprises 12 regular pentagonal faces, 20 regular hexagonal faces, 60 vertices and 90 ...
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• Icosahedron -- from Wolfram MathWorld

Jul 21, 1996 ... A Teacher's Guide to Building the Icosahedron as a Class Project. by Frederick J . Wicklin, (fjw@geom.umn.edu) ...
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• The Icosahedron

The icosahedron has 12 vertices, 20 faces and 30 sides. It is one of the most interesting and useful of all polyhedra. Buckminster Fuller based his designs ...
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Jul 21, 1996 ... A Teacher's Guide to Building the Icosahedron as a Class Project. by Frederick J . Wicklin, (fjw@geom.umn.edu) ...
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The icosahedron has 12 vertices, 20 faces and 30 sides. It is one of the most interesting and useful of all polyhedra. Buckminster Fuller based his designs ...
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I have done platonic solid sculptures with my 6th graders to relate to their studies in geometry.

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What you have here is an "icoshaderon" with the tabs on the outside of
the structure.
Woody
I did a workshop on them at the New Mexico Fall Conference last year.