Maker Spotlight: OCTA-TETRA Museum

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I am Dan Suttin.  I make 3-D geometrical “models.” Artists call them “sculptures,” but mathematicians call them “models;” they are all based on “polyhedra” (whatever they are)—- OCTA-TETRA models (whatever that means), Gyroscope and Electra Modular Origami models, Curved-Fold Papercraft Models, Swirlie Models (Huh?)……..

I am a retired math teacher —  my “day job”, my “retirement job,” is as a math tutor at San Antonio College.

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My real passion is my “OCTA-TETRA Museum” at 1100 Broadway (#305), where you can see the things I make, OR you can make them too.  It’s a learning space where students come to learn about art, architecture, engineering, science, and mathematics all at the same time.  I can accommodate groups up to 12 for a presentation and a hand-on activity.  OR, I can pack it up and bring it to you; so here I am at the “San Antonio Mini Maker Faire”.  Come and See!

Find the OCTA-TETRA Museum on Facebook!  

For more information about the OCTA-TETRA Museum, check out these stories:

San Antonio College “Ranger” video 

KSAT News video

Express News

One response to “Maker Spotlight: OCTA-TETRA Museum

  1. To make an appointment to visit “The OCTA-TETRA Museum” call or text: 210 884-4897 or email: uncledan@homespun4homeschoolers.com

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