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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this math lesson, learners create parallelograms from square sheets of paper and connect them to form octagons. During the construction, learners consider angle measures, segment lengths, and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity (on pages 55-66 of PDF), learners fold paper into origami shapes and then combine several identical shapes into a three-dimensional structure. There are clear, colorful...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    Use geometry, a ruler, and a steady hand to create these amazing unfurling paper folds! Be sure to check out Simon Guest's folded "super structure" link, and to see great paper...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    In this activity, learners create an origami model of DNA, demonstrating its double helix structure. Two templates are available as PDFs: a standard template with the base pairs already colored or...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Make
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    In this three-part activity, learners use paper to explore Bernoulli's Principle — fast-moving air has lower pressure than non-moving air. First, learners observe what happens when they hold a...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    American Museum of Natural History
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    In this activity, learners create three-dimensional shapes by making some origami models of simple boxes and containers. Then, learners draw these shapes to explore how three-dimensional shapes can...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners create angle-measuring devices--protractors--out of paper. Learners follow a series of steps to fold a square sheet of paper into a triangular Pocket Protractor. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Colorado Boulder
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    In this activity, learners get hands-on with geometry by making a polyhedron kitty sculpture. Several of the kitty's body parts are variations of a polyhedron called the rhombicuboctahedron -...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners make cool boxes out of old (or new) greeting cards or postcards. Before making the recycled boxes, learners can practice making boxes from grid paper while learning about...

    free Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Arizona Science Center
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    In this activity, learners use an origami template to design eight amino acids. Learners configure the amino acids to form a protein. Use this activity to introduce proteins and amino acids.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes

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