11 Aditya Tanay Pandey- Snow Flakes
Transcript 11 Aditya Tanay Pandey- Snow Flakes
BY ADITYA PANDEY
To make a 3d snowflake
Take 6 sheets of square paper and
fold them half diagonally and
repeat the same step again.
Cut three lines parallel to the longest side .
Unfold your paper and turn it so
that the diamond shape is facing
Keeping your paper diamond side-up, roll the first two
innermost paper lines together to form a tube.
Turn the diamond over to the other side. Take the next two
paper lines and pull them together on the opposite side of
the tube and tape together as before. This will be a more
rounded shape and wider than the first tube.
Keep turning the paper and joining the
paper lines together on opposite side in the
same fashion until all paper lines have been
Your flake would be ready. Do the same with all the
Join 3 of the completed rolled pieces together at one end and staple
together using the other hand. Do the other 3 pieces the same way.
Now staple both the flakes together to form a complete snowflake.
Staple where each of the 6 arms
meet. This ensures that the
snowflake shape is pulled into
YOUR SNOWFLAKE IS READY
Be patient when cutting the parallel lines, so that you don't over cut
to the other edges or accidentally cut into the line on the opposite
side; if this happens, start again with a new piece of paper.
If you want a "perfect" snowflake, make sure the lines you cut are
identical for each square.
Work slow and steady. Rushing is likely to lead to a ruined snowflake,
or your hands being cut up by scissors.
MATHS INVOLVED IN MAKING A 3D SNOWFLAKE
When we cut the pieces, we cut them in square shapes.
When we cut the folded triangle, we cut symmetrically.
When the snowflake is ready, it is very symmetrical in
Origami is used in making this 3d snowflake, which was
used in designing shapes in ancient times.
WHY DID I CHOOSE THIS TOPIC
I choose this topic because I thought it would be a
challenging one. Although it was fun to do but sometimes it
got a bit frustrating as even one mistake caused me to start
from square 1. But it was fun to be done and after it was
made a hung it as a souvenir in my room.
I would like to acknowledge my math teacher Ms. Juhi Mathur who gave me
this opportunity. She also guided me on how to make this project.
I would also like to acknowledge my friend Karn who helped me in this project
and gave me shortcuts on how to make my project faster.
At last but not the least I would thank my principle Ms. Payal Kapoor who gave
me a chance to take part in this project