In "Rampage," Charlie and Amita discuss the idea of dimensions and refer to a tesseract, a four-dimensional cube.
This activity explores the idea of dimension and introduces the tesseract. The terms tesseract and hypercube are used by some interchangeably, but the hypercube is the broader name for the objects of any dimension referred to in this activity, and the tesseract is the fourth-dimensional equivalent of a cube
Before the Activity
Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.
During the Activity
Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.
After the Activity
Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.