Math in the Box
Find out how to make an origami paper box and explore the algebra, geometry, and other mathematics that unfolds.
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Middle school geometry will be taught by using an inexpensive manipulative - paper! Through paper-folding activities, using both regular paper and patty paper, many of the middle school geometry topics, and much of the vocabulary, will be shown. Come learn some new ways to teach geometry to your students.