Design Scholars Curriculum Level 2: Phase 2 Module

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Constructing a Flexi-Cube with Paper, Cardboard or Tissue Boxes

Flexi-cubes or infinity cubes are popular fidgeting toys. At the same time, these poses an interesting design challenge. In this module, you will learn the working mechanism of a flexi-cube by replicating the design using paper or tissue or cardboard boxes.

Here's a video that demonstrates these objectives.

Standard Connections

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.G.A.4 Represent three-dimensional figures using nets made up of rectangles and triangles, and use the nets to find the surface area of these figures. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.