WONDER #775: How Old is Origami?

Question 1 of 3

What is action origami?

  1. Having an audience as you create origami
  2. A game in which origami sculptures battle each other
  3. When someone comes up with a new origami method on the spot
  4. Sculptures made of paper that can move

Question 2 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Origami has influenced airbags and heart stents.
  2. Origami is a Japanese craft that has gained worldwide popularity.
  3. Everyone should do origami because it's fun and challenging.
  4. The Japanese word for paper is "kami."

Question 3 of 3

Which is the BEST evidence that origami has uses outside of art?

  1. "Modular origami involves combining several smaller pieces of origami into a larger origami structure."
  2. "The smallest origami crane was made by Mr. Naito of Japan."
  3. "The art form has even inspired the design of things like airbags and heart stents."
  4. "Origami transforms a simple, flat sheet of paper into a three-dimensional sculpture."

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