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Engineering With Paper: Amazing Projects With Simple Materials

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Explore and create : Playground

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Godwyn Morris  

Paper is so commonly used for drawing and writing but most people do not know how to use it for three-dimensional projects. This workshop will get you cutting, folding and building with paper in minutes, and be ready to implement new hands-on activities with students immediately.

Audience: Library media specialists, Teachers, Curriculum/district specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Paper, tape, scissors
Topic: Maker activities & programs
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Science, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
Empowered Learner
  • Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.

Proposal summary


Hands on activities using just paper tape and scissors. We will build a paper catapult.

Supporting research

I have four articles published in the NY Times.

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Godwyn Morris, Dazzling Discoveries

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