Hello Block World

This demonstrates full interactive creation and manipulation of a building block world.

THINGS TO TRY

SNAPSHOTS

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For perhaps thousands of years the human race has been excited by constructing a building block world.
Now we can virtually go on constructing for some several thousand years more.
Build your world from a variety of basic building blocks.
Hierarchically group your blocks to form complex structures.
Top slider: cycle through the available basic blocks.
Next five buttons: [add basic], [delete], [select next], [select previous], [clone].
Next five buttons: rotate about [ axis], [ axis], [ axis], and [stretch], [shrink].
Next three buttons: [mark current], [group marked], [ungroup].
, , sliders: shift as desired.
Hints:
To get rid of the default world click [delete] at startup.
[stretch]/[shrink] only works on the axis; for example, to [stretch]/[shrink] along the axis, first rotate about the axis, then [stretch]/[shrink], then rotate back.
Just have fun!
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Related Curriculum Standards

US Common Core State Standards, Mathematics