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String Art & Envelopes on the Circle

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####String Art & Envelopes on the Circle

Why not put the string art on some circular structures! With 3D design, we could create numerous scaffolds! Here are just a few: circle, semicircle, 315-degree, and 135-degree sectors. Beyond string art, they can be used to model fractions and angles, too.

String art is pretty and provides many opportunities for mathematical conversations and even analysis, all the way from kindergarten to college mathematics (refer to the references and particularly Quenell's work).

1. Quenell, Gregory. (2009). Envelopes and String Art. Mathematics Magazine. Vol. 82, No. 3, pp. 174-185. Mathematical Association of America. Available at

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  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • StringArt_Circle.stl
    • StringArt_Sector135.stl
    • StringArt_Sector315.stl
    • StringArt_semicircle.stl

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  • Publication date: 2018/10/02 at 09:28





STEAM educator, learning from and working with K-12 STEAM teachers to explore new ideas of teaching and engagement. I firmly believe ART is at the core of STEM learning or all human learning! I owe my ideas and designs to the hundreds of K-12 children and teachers and university professors I have had the pleasure of working with, in multiple disciplines-- math, science,engineering language arts, social studies, early childhood education and more! All mistakes, of course, are mine! There is no warranty or liability whatsoever implied or explicit behind the designs or ideas. They are all posted for their potential educational values.

When working with children, please strictly observe all safety and health procedures! Please refer to the NSTA safety guides:


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