How big is this hornet really?

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Giant Asian hornets have now migrated to Washinton state and British Columbia.  Even though they are sometimes called "murder hornets" their stings aren't fatal.  Their stings are brutal though and they are huge.

How big do you think one of these hornets really is?  Can you draw it to scale on a grid? Should we all buy protective suits?  How many do you guess are in one nest?

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The activity: Asian-giant-hornet2020.pdf

CCSS: 4.MD, 5.MD, 6.RP.A, 7.G.1, MP5

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.

Asian-giant-hornet2020.docx    Asian-giant-hornet2020-solution.pdf

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