About this project



This is thesis project page of Elizabeth Slavkovsky who wrote this thesis towards a masters in the Graduate program for Mathematics for teaching. The thesis subject is on 3D printing (a special case of rapid prototyping) in education and has the title:

"Feasibility study for teaching geometry and other topics using three-dimensional printers" The thesis [PDF] is now in print. A paper: Thinking like Archimedes with a 3D printer [PDF]. [ArXiv].




Some polyhedra : Click on the white pictures to get the STL file which can be 3D printed. To see the Mathematica code which produced the pictures, see here. First the Archimedean solids (Happy 2300 year birthday Archimedes!) and then the Catalan solids: