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Physics Says The BFG Shouldn’t Just Look Like a Giant Human #makereducation

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Fun piece from WIRED that speculates on the proportions of giants based on existing examples in nature.

What do you think about the giant in The BFG? I haven’t seen the movie, but it is a great opportunity to talk about giants and scale.

Let me start with two people. They have the exact same shape, but one is a giant and one is normally sized. Here is my picture:

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