Vi Hart has produced an engaging pair of videos about hexaflexagons, the hexagons with 3 faces! The videos are below, and here is a link to a page with instructions and a template for building them… Have fun! Hexaflexagons Hexaflexagons part 2
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Another classic video from Vi Hart… How to make snowflakes with rotational symmetry… swirlflakes! Swirlflakes
Here’s another classic mind boggling video from Vi Hart about a very amazing number… The most amazing, ancient and singular number At a more basic level this idea could be used to introduce the idea of identities. Great stuff Vi! Thanks to @SamGWebster for bringing this to my attention.
Vi Hart’s videos are brilliant. I think they show the mind of a REAL mathematician at work. We should definitely encourage our kids to be this experimental now and again… Watch Doodling in Math Class: Triangle Party