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A pyramid shuffle flex only flexagon

Fold a pyramid shuffle flex only flexagon Fold the pyramid shuffle flex only flexagon by following these instructions: Download the file below (templates number 11 and 12 in the flexagon …

The hexa-hexa-flexagon

Watch the video and follow the instructions to build the hexa-hexa-flexagon: Download the file below (template number 4 in the flexagon booklet) which has the templates for the back and …

The non-cyclic tri-tetra-flexagon

The first flexagon we’re going to make has three different faces. It is called a tri-tetra-flexagon. Download and print the template below, template number 1, in the flexagon booklet. Watch …

Composite pinch flexes

Here is a cute little enneaflexagon: This is the minimal flexagon needed to do a composite pinch flex known as the P333 flex. You can see the two sides of …

Flexagon Puzzles

We’ve already seen a few fun things you can do with flexagons. You can use Scott Sherman’s flexagonator or Les Pook’s fundamental nets or just experiment like Ann Schwartz to …

The art of destroying flexagons

Destroying flexagons can be really fun! Watch the video and try it out for yourself! Discussion What have you learned from cutting your own flexagons?

A tuck flex only flexagon

Fold a tuck flex only flexagon Fold the tuck flex only flexagon by following these instructions: Download the file below (template number 8 in the flexagon booklet) which has the …

Putting it all together

In this week we’ve seen three different approaches to flexagons. Scott Sherman, the computer scientist, builds flexagons flex by flex, Ann Schwartz is an experimentalist and Les Pook focuses on …

Flexagons: Slot Flexes

Many composite flexes come from a genre known as slot flexes. The family of slot flexes all have the property of passing some part of the flexagon through a “slot”. …

A flip flex only flexagon

Scott Sherman realised that flexagons can be built according to the flexes that you want to do. This makes flexing much easier to learn. A characteristic of all the following …

Understanding Flexagons: Basic Pat Notation

So, you may know some of the basic terms for manipulating flexagons, but what about describing the entire structure of the flexagon? Here is the mathematical language that Scott Sherman …

Farewell

So! We have reached the end of the course. We do plan on offering more courses like this on Future Learn so please, do stay tuned. The Weizmann Institute of …
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