George Hart, the king of polyhedra-inspired sculpture, created models that are easy to build by sliding together simple shapes.

- Cut twenty of these triangles from card stock. Cut the slits in the triangles. Use five different colors for an interesting model.
- Slide triangles together at the slots. Start by intersecting one of each color in a ring around a pentagonal hole.
- Continue sliding on new triangles to form more pentagonal spaces. For a challenge, try to figure out a color scheme that will ensure that each pentagonal hole is surrounded by a triangle of each color.
- Refer to the picture to see what our end result will look like.

- It has all the edges of five intersecting cubes.
- If the pentagonal and triangular gaps were filled in, it would be a small ditrigonal icosidodecahedron
- The triangles in this model are the same as those in the great ditrigonal icosidodecahedron. However, the latter has large intersecting pentagons as well.
- Images of the two polyhedra were created by Robert Webb's Great Stella software

- Slide together models are described on George Hart's website.
- George Hart wrote a paper about using slide-together models in the classroom.

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