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ZoomDinosaurs.com: Dinosaur Sizes Math Activity Printout


Use the following data to estimate how big each of the dinosaurs was in terms of cars or school buses. Circle the right answer.

A car is about 15 feet long, and a bus is about 40 feet long. Example: Supersaurus (140 feet long). Was longer than: or 3 cars.

Circle the right answer.
DINOSAUR LENGTH HOW BIG WAS THAT DINOSAUR?
(A car is about 15 feet long;
a school bus is about 40 feet long)
Argentinosaurus 130 feet Was a bit longer than: 3 CARS or 3 BUSES
Diplodocus or Apatosaurus 90 feet Was about as long as: 2 CARS or 2 BUSES
T. rex 40 feet Was about as long as 1 CAR or 1 BUS
Triceratops or Maiasaura or Parasaurolophus 30 feet Was about as long as: 2 CARS or 2 BUSES
Stegosaurus 25 feet Was a bit shorter than: 2 CARS or 2 BUSES
Utahraptor 20 feet Was about: half as long as a CAR or half as long as a BUS.
Oviraptor or Velociraptor 6 feet Was about: half as long as a CAR or half as long as a BUS.
Compsognathus 3 feet Was about: one fourth as long as a CAR or one fourth as long as a BUS.



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