Paper Plate Origami Workshop

Term Winter Workshops
Code MTH83
Ages 8 & up
Instructor Dr. Rachel McAnallen
Price $75

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To learn origami, you must fold it. Inherent in all of the folding is the wonderful world of transformational geometry. In this workshop, students will build math models such as a regular tetrahedron, an octahedron, and other Platonic solids simply by folding paper plates. They’ll also make a soccer ball (a truncated icosahedron) using paper plates. This workshop will combine geometry, art, and fun!

Materials: Students will need 50 or more inexpensive paper plates (the kind that grease can leak through, NOT the plastic-coated kind), clear tape (such as Scotch tape), a ballpoint pen (even an empty one will suffice), and a 12-inch or 30-cm ruler.

Live Classes: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, December 21, 22, and 23, 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

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