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Course Outline

Lesson 1


May 4, 2020

  • Meet your instructor and other members of your cohort.

  • Learn about our program, learning objectives, and some beginner origami folds.  

  • Fold a fun and transforming origami model.

Lesson 2


May 6, 2020 

  • Explore our first modular origami model-a skeletal octahedron!  

  • Collaborate with your peers in problem-solving. 

  • Learn how to interpret a folding diagram.

Lesson 3


May 8, 2020

  • Explore crease patterns and exercise your visuospatial skills.

  • Explore the endless possibilities of the Sonobe unit. 

  • Collaborate with your peers to create a cube.


Lesson 4


May 11, 2020

  • Learn how to describe the properties of a 3D shape.

  • Visualize a 2D shape on a transforming 3D shape.

  • Adjust folds to create a box design use your creativity.

Lesson 5


May 13, 2020

  • Develop a deep understanding of patterns and pattern units. 

  • Learn how to design a pattern and describe the design

  • Create a cool wearable origami model. 

Lesson 6

May 15, 2020

  • Explore the rotations of 2D and 3D shapes.

  • Train your mind to visualize rotation through our secret method.

  • Make a fun spinner with equilateral triangles.

Lesson 7


May 20, 2020

  • Analyze visual patterns systematically

  • Transform and visualize 2D shapes through reflection and translation

  • Create a transforming Ninja Star

Lesson 8


May 22, 2020

  • Design your own 3D paper model.

  • Create a front, top, right views of a 3D model.

  • Challenge your peers to recreate your model.

Lesson 9


May 24, 2020

  • Review key concepts and spatial vocabulary

  • Showcase your learning outcomes.

  • Closing remarks for the program.

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