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ATM 2022 Conference, Session A5:- Learning mathematics with origami

Here are links to instructions for some of the origami models for the session. Hexagonal Envelope http://www.origamiheaven.com/historyofthehexagonalsachet.htm Modular Origami Stars If you are a beginner, start with Star 4 first which has detailed assembly instructions. All of these stars use A paper except Octagram Wreath which use 1:2 rectangles. They make large stars from the […]

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The First Geometric Origami Convention

Here are the diagrams for the session. Click the links below for PDF files with instructions. Use squares with an edge at least 75 mm. Paper which is the same colour on both sides, or duo paper, will work well. Slider N 8 uses eight squares Slider N 6 uses six squares Slider N 5 […]

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Arts in STEAM 2022 Conference: Folded paper corrugation (Art, Workshops, Performances)

Origami has become a subject of research in mathematics, science and engineering. A growing artistic and scientific field is that of origami corrugations and tessellations as pioneered by Shuzo Fujimoto, David Huffman, Yoshihide Momotani, Ron Resch and others. Folding paper is also an accessible activity for education. This page is available online at https://www.foldworks.net/arts-in-steam-2022/ Simulation […]

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Using Geogebra for Origami

The PDF guide Using Geogebra For Origami shows you some ways to use Geogebra to design, draw and animate origami. Some of the possibilities are shown below. View and edit these and more example files at https://www.geogebra.org/u/tung+ken+lam Boat Unit: Vary the proportions of the rectangle to see the next steps, unit and complete assembly by […]

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MA 2021 Conference, Origami by Sue Pope and Tung Ken Lam

This session for the Mathematical Association Annual Conference 2021 presents some ideas for using origami for teaching and learning mathematics. It covers some mathematics arising from a single fold, fractions, how to trisect a right angle by folding paper and therefore make an equilateral triangle, a six-pointed star, a tetrahedron and an approximation of a […]

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ATM 2021 Conference, Session G2 H2: Tung Ken Lam and Sue Pope

This session for Association of Teachers of Mathematics 2021 Annual Conference will give you some ideas for using origami for teaching and learning mathematics. It  covers fractions, volume, curves from straight folds and more. It is https://www.atm.org.uk/write/MediaUploads/Conference/2021%20Conference/785_Day_2_Programme.pdf Two basic folds A valley fold is concave. A mountain fold is convex. Most origami diagrams used a […]