The short days of January don’t seem to hold much opportunity to get outside, storm after storm have taken their toll on muddy paths and gardens. But I mulched the branches of the Christmas tree and made a tall bird feeder with the trunk. It’s drawing a few birds in search of food, which is […]

## Dodecahedron: Regular Dimensions

hfcm id=”7″ hfcm id=”8″ How many pentagons are in a Dodecahedron? The Dodecahedron is formed of 12 faces of regular pentagons. It is made up from 20 vertices, 30 edges and the 12 faces. It is termed regular because each face is a regular polygon, in this instance that polygon being the pentagon. In 3 […]

## Rotational Symmetry of a Pentagon: Rotational Symmetry in Nature

hfcm id=”5″ hfcm id=”6″ What is Rotational Symmetry? A Rotation is a transformation of a shape around a central point. Rotational Symmetry is when the rotated shape looks the same as in the original position. In the diagram here, the point of rotation is where the lines meet at the centre. The shape that’s rotated […]

## Which 5 pointed star has magical associations? Plus other five point star info

Meanings of 5 pointed stars vary throughout history and cultures. The 5 pointed star is the most well recognised symbol of the Pentad

## Five Pointed Star in One Cut: How to Fold, Cut, Draw, Thread or Plot.

5 Point Star from paper We all love stars and it’s easy to make a 5 pointed star from paper with just one simple cut. It’s one of those satisfying hacks that produce a pleasing result. It’s a challenge to draw a 5 pointed star and even more of a challenge to draw one accurately. […]