A growing collection of over 1000 virtual reality polyhedra to explore, complementing Hart's Pavilion of Polyhedreality. Includes instructions for building paper models of polyhedra including modular origami, with ideas for classroom use. Each of the sections contains background information and exercises, a list of virtual reality models, and links to further topics. Platonic Solids (Regular Convex Polyhedra); Kepler-Poinsot Polyhedra (Regular NonConvex Polyhedra); Archimedean Polyhedra (Semi-Regular Convex Polyhedra); Prisms and Anti-Prisms; Archimedean Duals; Quasi-Regular Polyhedra; Johnson Solids (the remaining convex polyhedra with regular faces); Pyramids, Dipyramids, and Trapezohedra; Compound Polyhedra - Introduction; Stellated Polyhedra - Introduction; Compounds of Cubes; Convex Deltahedra; Zonohedra; Uniform Polyhedra; Uniform Compounds of Uniform Polyhedra; Stellations of the Icosahedron; Stellations of the Rhombic Triacontahedron; Other Good Stuff: Alphabetic list of articles, Alphabetic listing of all the polyhedra models, a Glossary, and an Annotated Bibliography. Also background material on polygons and on polyhedron names.


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