Check out this how-to video if you want to origami a chrysanthemum buckyball. Maybe you are an expert at origami or maybe you don't know the first thing about origami; either way, check out this fun, origami instructional video for mastering an origami chrysanthemum buckyball.
Origami a Chrysanthemum Buckyball
Feeling ambitious? With this guide, you'll learn how to make 3D buckyballs with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper gift ...more
Check out how to make this origami representation of the arrangement of 60 Carbon atoms known as the "Buckyball."
Learn how to make an origami chrysanthemum. This project is complicated, so it may be too difficult beginners to make an origami chrysanthemum. Diagram: http://www.origamee.net/diagrams/ChrysanthemumLeroy.pdf
I thought I'd make another Origami Tutorial. Video: .
To create an origami buckyball, you must start with a piece of paper cut into a triangle with each side about two inches long. Fold the corner of each side into the middle of the opposite side and then unfold to create creases that will be your guide. Next, fold a side up to t ...more
Instruction on how to make a spiked truncated icosahedron AKA "Hairy Buckyball" (don't think it's an official stellation of the truncated icosahedron) or Buckminster fullerene molecule (every spike is a C-atom).
It's once again Monday, which means it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. Since two of these posts were on polyhedral versions of M.C. Escher's tessellations, I thought we'd take a look at building a simple tes ...more
This video provides instruction on how to make "buckyballs" (dodecahedron, truncated icosahedron) from "PHiZZ" units. It looks complicated but it is really easy to make. You can fold it from standard square memo pads and do something else at the same time as these PHiZZ units ...more