2015 Day 2: knitting, icosahedron, and dodecahedron

Today we made dodecahedron’s with flower slide together puzzles and icosahedrons with paper triangles.

 

In addition to we learned how to knit which was fun yet challenging it was called a garter stitch .  We look forward to having more fun and challenging experiences at camp till the last day. Chloe was here.

Here are the instructional materials from today:

  1. Flower Sphere paper puzzle
  2. George Hart Slide Togethersindividual small
  3. Watch George Hart lead a group construction
  4. Popsicle stick Icosahedron sculpture; more math info about icosahedrons
  5. Casting on and knitting small cell phone purse using a garter stitch technique (check out this info for extra help and terms)

To extend these topics at home, try these iAMDailyTakeHome2015(Day2) activities!

Day One: First day of iAM Camp Summer 2015

Today was a fun and productive day. Today we learned how to dye yarn with kool-aid.

We also learned how to make octahedron (“hahaha oct-ahhhhh-heeee-dron” that is how Mrs. Shaunna says it). An octahedron is made up of four different pyramids do create a fun 3-D shape.

Funny parts: part 1!   when we were introducing ourself’s it was Ayanna M’s turn her voice cracked so she was trying to get to her normal voice and coughing so funny.

Here are the instructional materials from today:

  1. Modular Origami handout
  2. Dye Your Own Yarn with Koolaid

To extend these topics at home, try these iAMDailyTakeHome2015(Day1) activities!

Gabby made a chainlink bracelet from starburst wrappers: