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Strandbeest

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Theo Jansen's Strandbeest - GeoGebra by JesusF

  UP  #1 Making a Leg

Theo Jansen's Strandbeest was the model for the StarWars Walkers! Watch his YouTube video.

JesusF from Spain created an animated version in GeoGebra. Watcth the YouTube video, play with the interActivity and then go to the next part to learn how to make the leg of the walker.

  • To your right is just an animated gif of our beestie. 
  • Below are interActivities.
  • DIYs are in the next pages.
YouTube Screencast

Exploring Interactivity: JesusF Original GeoGebra Strandbeest

 
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GeoGebra Exploring Interactivity - our Beestie so far   Directions for InterActivity

To stop the horizontal motion, right click on the t slider and deselect "Animation on".

Click and drag the "incline" slider to change the slope of the ground. Click and drag the "d" slider to change the distance from the body to the ground so that the strandbeest feet walk on the ground. Double-click to open in GeoGebra. You can then save this file to your computer.

 
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Metadata

Global Constructs with GeoGebra
Brief Construction of Strandbeest
Grade 7th and up
Level GGB BasicPlus 4
Keywords construction, geometry, art, Theo Jansen, strandbeest, JesusF
Comments JesusF did the work! LFS just disected it.
Download You can download everything; a zip is in progress ...
Author LFS - contact
Type Freeware - Available for Offline and Online Use - Translatable (html)
Use Requires sunJava player

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