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Flexagons and the Math Behind Twisted Paper

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is aimed at learners who enjoy being creative, solving puzzles, folding paper and revealing hidden mathematics. It will be especially useful for parents or teachers looking to inspire a love of math and do fun math activities with young people. You can use the hashtag #FLflexagon to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • The invention of flexagons
  • How to make flexagons
  • Cyclic and non-cyclic flexagons
  • Advanced flexagons
  • Möbius strips and their surprising properties
  • The math behind flexagons, Möbius strips and knotted paper bands
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Rating 4.0 based on 1 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 20 (6 days ago)
Cost $59
From Weizmann Institute of Science via FutureLearn
Instructor Yossi Elran
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Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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Rating 4.0 based on 1 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts May 20 (6 days ago)
Cost $59
From Weizmann Institute of Science via FutureLearn
Instructor Yossi Elran
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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