As part of our commitment to provide engaging, interactive mathematical experiences, we have created a number of paper-based geometric activities. We encourage you to explore our current array of activities in the list below. Sharing these activities with your colleagues, friends, and family is a great way to show your support for America’s only Museum of Mathematics!
FOLD AND CUT PAPER TO REVEAL SURPRISING SHAPES
BEAD CUBES WITH PIPE CLEANERS AND PONY BEADS
PIPE CLEANER SCULPTURES WITH ALGORITHMIC RULES
SEE IF YOU CAN COME UP WITH A SOLUTION THAT ADDS UP
SHAPE TRANSFORMERS: FORMS THAT FOLD TWO WAYS
PROOFS FROM THE BOOK: PUTTING PIECES TOGETHER
THE SHAPE OF SPACE
FIBONACCI & THE GOLDEN RATIO EXPOSED
PRINTING ON CARD STOCK RECOMMENDED
It looks best if sheets 1a and 1b are printed on one color of card stock and sheets 2a and 2b are printed on another color.
BUILD TOWERING SOMA STRUCTURES
A TETRAHEDRAL CHAIN THAT FLEXES IN A SURPRISING WAY
DIVE THROUGH SIX DIFFERENT MOMATH LOGOS
FOLD YOUR WAY TO THE FOUR MATCHING PATTERNS