- Students will measure.
- Students will research.
- Information about the lengths of various animals
- Outside space
- Optional: rulers, reference materials
- Take the children out on the playground.
- Have them walk various lengths of different animals.
blue whale: 100 feet long
African elephant: 13 feet tall
giraffe: 18 feet tall
tiger: 9 feet long
Brontosaurus : 90 feet long
- Go to the library and look up dimensions on other animals.
Excerpt from Science Surprises!