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

## Seeds that travel

Seeds that travel Many flowers and plants around us may have arrived from somewhere else. They are plants with seeds that travel. That somewhere may be far away or it may be just up along the road. Whichever it is, how do seeds travel? Seeds that travel do it for the same reasons but they […]

## String, Straight-edge and Shadow

String, Straight-edge and Shadow The Story of Geometry by Julia E Diggins, Floris Books Mixing history and legend this intriguing book explores geometry’s greatest discoveries and through stories and illustrations explains the geometric principles which underpin mathematics in our world FLORIS BOOKS The tradition that we call GEOMETRY is so very much part of life […]