applied origami workshop
- Some FLaP (Finger Lakes Paperfolders) members with Cornell grad students
USDA employees with backgrounds ranging from chemistry to physics and
genetics ran an EYH workshop last weekend on the topic of Applied Origami.
While the girls did mapfolding, strength tests, and airbag folding, the
parents enjoyed trying their hands at flashers. Watching two of them
reverse-engineer one was particularly entertaining.
The Secret is Increasing
How much weight can a piece of paper support? When is a straight line better
than a curve? Find out how folding paper into different shapes affects its
strength and stability. Learn about other uses for folding in daily life,
like airbag folding, deployment of large telescopes in space, and even
You can get more information about the EYH program, see pictures, and
download our handout here:
- Sounds like a lot of good info.
Have not heard from you or the group in some time; hope all has been
Best as always,
Michael E. Kanarek
17 Clinton Ave.
Kingston, NY 12401