Project Origami

Project Origami

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Project Origami: Activities for Exploring Mathematics, Second Edition presents a flexible, discovery-based approach to learning origami-math topics. It helps readers see how origami intersects a variety of mathematical topics, from the more obvious realm of geometry to the fields of algebra, number theory, and combinatorics. With over 100 new pages, this updated and expanded edition now includes 30 activities and offers better solutions and teaching tips for all activities. The book contains detailed plans for 30 hands-on, scalable origami activities. Each activity lists courses in which the activity might fit, includes handouts for classroom use, and provides notes for instructors on solutions, how the handouts can be used, and other pedagogical suggestions. The handouts are also available on the booka€™s CRC Press web page. Reflecting feedback from teachers and students who have used the book, this classroom-tested text provides an easy and entertaining way for teachers to incorporate origami into a range of college and advanced high school math courses. Visit the authora€™s website for more information.I started learning origami at age eight, after my uncle gave me an origami instruction book. ... By that time I was well-versed in complex-level origami, having devoured the books of Iohn Montroll, Robert Lang, ]un Maekawa, and Peter Engel. ... my first exposure to modular origami, whereby many small squares of paper are folded into identical aquot;unitsa€ which are then locked together to form a variety ofanbsp;...

Title:Project Origami
Author:Thomas Hull
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-12-21


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