Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Kaleidocycles are so very, very cool...
I just learned about them recently and now it seems I can't get enough.
A kaleidocycle is a closed chain of tetrahedra that can cycle endlessly through a center hole.
Well, go to this website and play around with the awesome java applet.

Then google kaleidocycle and you will come up with many good websites that give templates, explanations and directions on how to make your own! Kaleidocycles are a fun toy, interesting math thing, and a great art project. My 6th graders are getting introduced on Friday!

Here are a few links to get you started...

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