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Day 3: Challenge

Dog or Cat?

Model Creator: Francesco Mancini and Francesco Decio

Model Source: OrigamiUSA

Materials needed: Two square pieces of paper.


1. Read the exploratory task below.

2. Look at both diagrams.

3. Use the diagram instructions below to construct a dog, a cat, or both.

Exploration task:

First try to answer the following question just by comparing the two diagrams (without folding) Starting from a folded dog, describe what you would do to change it into a cat. What if you started with the cat; what would you do to get back to the dog?