Tetrahedron Net - Ideal for a Math Display or 3D Shapes Lesson

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Tetrahedron Net - Create a Tetrahedron

Summary: This colourful tetrahedron net is ready to print out, construct & add to your math display area. The tetrahedron is tagged with visual reminders of the properties of the shape i.e. it has four triangular faces to make it more 'child friendly'.

Download and construct a Tetrahedron
for your Math Display

tetrahedron net

This net prints out at A4 size when downloaded

Tetrahedron Facts
(write these up on card & display)

- The tetrahedron has four triangular faces and is sometimes called a 'triangular pyramid'.

- A tetrahedron is made up of 4 equilateral triangles.

- Tetrahedrons have 4 faces, 4 vertices and 6 edges.

- The triangular faces of a tetrahedron 'taper' to a point which is refered to as the apex.

- Do tetrahedrons only have one apex?

Old Version Downloads - Made in 2003

Tetrahedron Net

Tetrahedron Net

Construction Hints

- score the tetrahedron net along ALL fold lines before attempting to assemble
- use a ruler to aid scoring
- use sticky tape on the tabs to assemble this shape rather than glue. It is much easier.

Grab the new version with emojis by clicking on the image

How to Make a Tetrahedron

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