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Kirigami

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Visit this site: http://www.kevinsparks.com/mathfun/kirigami/

Author:Kevin S. Whitley
Description: Kirigami is the Japanese art of making figures out of paper by cutting. This applet lets you create similar figures on your computer by cutting a polygonal wedge from a virtual piece of folded paper. You can change the regular polygon, your wedge, and your paper color. You can then see the figure that results when the paper is unfolded.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Triangles and Other Polygons, Symmetry/Tessellations, Art

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