Origami Design: Materials for Classrooms

meteachingAlmost all of computational origami is intimately related to geometry, both intuitively and mathematically. But there’s also a lot of algebra, trigonometry, and even number theory and discrete mathematics involved in many concepts. For specific examples, see the student worksheets designed to accompany the GardenEDU Origami Design Videos.

FOR TEACHERS:

MATERIALS:

REFERENCES:

Books

  • Geometric Folding Algorithms: Linkages, Origami Polyhedra by Erik Demaine and Joseph O’Rourke
  • Project Origami: Activities for Exploring Mathematics by Thomas Hull (It was recommended to me by Ms. Mosley)

People (their homepages, interviews with them, and/or images of their artistic work)

  • Eric Joisel
  • Michael Lafosse
  • Robert Lang
  • Erik Demaine
  • Jeannine Mosely
  • Jason Ku
  • Brian Chan

Sites

Other Videos:

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