Set Reminder Save for later

Flexagons and the Math Behind Twisted Paper

This course is aimed at learners who enjoy being creative, solving puzzles, folding paper and revealing hidden mathematics. It will also help mathematics teachers who are looking for material for enrichment programs. 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
Get Details and Enroll Now

OpenCourser is an affiliate partner of FutureLearn.

Get a Reminder

Not ready to enroll yet? We'll send you an email reminder for this course

Send to:

FutureLearn

&

Weizmann Institute of Science

Rating 4.0 based on 1 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Feb 12 (last week)
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

Get a Reminder

Get an email reminder about this course

Send to:

What people are saying

We analyzed reviews for this course to surface learners' thoughts about it

introduction to flexagons in one review

This is a good introduction to flexagons, I suppose.

good introduction in one review

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Paper Carrier $34k

Paper Stylist $48k

Pulp and Paper Specialist $49k

Mathematics $50k

Paper Lab technician $52k

Paper Inventory $53k

Head of Paper Conservation $61k

Paper Sales $67k

Paper Machine Technician $67k

Paper Maker $71k

Paper Cutter $86k

Paper Business Line $120k

Write a review

Your opinion matters. Tell us what you think.

FutureLearn

&

Weizmann Institute of Science

Rating 4.0 based on 1 ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 hours per week
Starts Feb 12 (last week)
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

Similar Courses

Sorted by relevance

Like this course?

Here's what to do next:

  • Save this course for later
  • Get more details from the course provider
  • Enroll in this course
Enroll Now