Session Title

Using Origami Boxes to Explore Mathematical Ideas

Session Format

Presentation Session (45 minutes)

Location

Room 1701

Abstract for the conference program

The purpose of this workshop is to provide an example of how a simple origami box can be used to explore important concepts in geometry and calculus. The mathematics behind the particular origami box and the significance of the role origami in mathematics classroom will also be addressed during the talk. As a hands-on activity, the audience will get an opportunity to create an origami box during the presentation.

Proposal Track

Non-research Project

Start Date

3-8-2013 1:45 PM

End Date

3-8-2013 2:30 PM

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Using Origami Boxes to Explore Mathematical Ideas

Room 1701

The purpose of this workshop is to provide an example of how a simple origami box can be used to explore important concepts in geometry and calculus. The mathematics behind the particular origami box and the significance of the role origami in mathematics classroom will also be addressed during the talk. As a hands-on activity, the audience will get an opportunity to create an origami box during the presentation.