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Science Trivia #5: Goliath Beetles

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July 22, 2014
Science Trivia #5: Goliath Beetles

Tell your child: "The Goliath beetle is the largest living insect in the world today. How many ounces does it weigh?" The answer is 4 ounces – the size of a stick of butter or a small apple. It's huge! To extend the learning, suggest that your child find objects in the house similar to the actual size of the Goliath beetle to make comparisons.


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