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Folding an Origami Open-faced Box

For Students 6th - 8th
Here are some step-by-step instructions that will show you how to fold an origami box with your class. Images and written directions guide you through the activity. Use this in conjunction with an art or math lesson.
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Add a Little Art to Your Math

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Origami presents a beautiful way to express and test geometric and algebraic concepts.
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Johnny Appleseed Origami

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create Johnny Appleseed using origami. In this geometry instructional activity, 2nd graders classify geometric figures. After reading Johnny Appleseed, students create a 3-D image of Johnny Appleseed using origami. ...
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Johnny Appleseed Origami

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make an origami Johnny Appleseed. In this geometry lesson students follow folding instructions. They find different geometric shapes while they are folding. They create Johnny Appleseed's body and attach a face and hands...
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Find Someone

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Your class will participate in a series of math vocabulary activities to learn about parallel lines. They find people using a math list and connect math words in the context of sentences. They also read the math words in the example...
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One, Two, Three...and They're Off

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students make origami frogs to race. After the race they measure the distance raced, collect the data, enter it into a chart. They then find the mean, median, and mode of the data. Next, students enter this data into Excel at which time...
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Ordering Fractions and Decimals with use of Origami

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders roll cubes and play a game where they decide which cube has the greater value in ordering fractions and decimals. In this fractions and decimals lesson plan, 5th graders order decimals and fractions together.
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Line Plots: Frogs in Flight

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Have a hopping good time teaching your class how to collect and graph data with this fun activity-based instructional activity series. Using the provided data taken from a frog jumping contest, children first work together creating a...
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Fractions and Paper Folding

For Teachers K - 11th
In this fraction instructional activity, students manipulate paper by folding it to create different shapes and sizes, they explore the concept of fractions, and discuss their observations as a class. This is a great instructional...
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Ordering Fractions and Decimals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore fractions. In this fractions and decimals lesson plan, 5th graders learn how to use origami to create cubes. Students will label each face with fractions and use the cubes to practice ordering decimals and fractions...
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Paper Folding 2D and 3D Shapes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the vocabulary that describes shapes and angles and make connections with the relationships that involve two and three dimensional objects. In this paper folding 2D and 3D shapes lesson, students work with a partner to...
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The Grapes of Math

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students "think" through mathematical problem solving and provide solutions using a variety of strategies after listening to Greg Tang's book, The Grapes of Math.
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Origami Cubes

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use an origami design to make a set of cubes. Individually, they identify the characteristics of different quadrilaterals as they are folding the paper into cubes. To end the lesson, they make a new design with new...
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Ordering Fractions and Decimals with use of Origami

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders play a game using origami cubes with fractions and decimals written on them.  In this ordering instructional activity, 5th graders order the fractions and decimals while earning points for their team. 
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Technical and Procedural STEM Lessons

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Technically, the resource is great. A curriculum support document provides instructors with suggestions for STEM activities. The file is broadly split into three parts: technical procedural lessons, which focus on electrical circuits;...
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Hexaflexagon

For Students 5th - 6th
In this hexaflexagon worksheet, learners explore, examine and observe a variety of math patterns and properties of polygons utilizing a strip of paper and folding instructions. Students experience paper square geometry.
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Origami Frogs

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore a variety of geometry and science concept while making an origami frog. The fold paper into the shape of a frog and conduct measurement activities including frog leaps.
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Five-Sided Box

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students follow directions to fold a five sided box. They unfold their box and examine the fold lines and the shapes created by the folds.
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Measuring Prisms and Cylinders

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Cereal boxes, food cans, and a great set of worksheets enable learners to practice measuring surface area and volume. They collect data and experiment with a variety of rectangular prisms and cylinders commonly found in the recycle bin....
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Paper Square Geometry

For Students 6th - 8th
In this math instructional activity, students examine the directions while creating a paper cube. This reinforces the concepts of area, perimeter, and surface area.
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Party Puzzlers

For Students 5th
In this math puzzlers worksheet, 5th graders utilize different types of math strategies, including making a table, to solve 5 mathematical word problems.
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Dodehedron

For Students 6th - 8th
For this math worksheet, learners practice creating a geometric shape using paper as a foldable. They follow the sequential directions for folding.
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NUMB3RS Activity: Turing Origami

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils participate in a paper folding activity. They use the paper folding sequence as a mode of determining a fold sequence using the list generating process referred to as the Turing machine. Students relate the rules as the finite...
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How Far Does a Frog Leap?

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this math learning exercise, students learn measurement skills as they construct origami frogs and calculate their leap spans. Students fill out tables and graphs with their results after recording their estimates.

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