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Mr. Wagner Guy Pierre

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“Earth’s History” Cootie Catcher (aka Fortune Teller)

A cootie catcher is full of carefully-folded dichotomies and it is a form of origami used in children's games. 1. Students will cut out the cootie catcher and fold it into its proper shape 2. Students will play the game by randomly choosing numbers until they have answered all the questions 3. Students will film themselves playing the game to review key vocabulary words How to fold it = https://youtu.be/PAZKv_PVcn0 OR https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cootie-catcher/ “The fortune teller also goes by chatterbox, whirlybird, or salt cellar, and that last name is actually reflective of how the origami figure was first introduced to the United States. The 1928 book Fun with Paper Folding contained the “salt cellar,” which, when inverted from how we’re used to seeing it today, was meant to invoke a container that could hold and pour salt. The points of a cootie catcher become legs and the spaces for fingers open up to hold the salt.”

8th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade, Science, Art, STEAM
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