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Students are able to read and also use a variety of timetables and charts. They perform calculations with time, including 24-hour clock times and time zones. These are very important concepts that Students probably have to bear in mind more in their lifetime than we have in ours.
Seventh graders examine how to use time zones in the United States and international time zones. They discuss and solve problems involving daylight savings time, A.M. and P.M., international time, the international date line, and elapsed time and solve a variety of problems independently.
Seventh graders examine how to measure time, and specifically focus on using time zones in the United States and international time zones. As a class, they discuss international time, the international date line, and elapsed time. Students then solve problems dealing with time differences in a variety of locations around the world.
Ninth graders solve a variety of problems involving measuring and calculating time using global/international time zones. They discuss how time zones function, and observe the teacher modeling how to solve a variety of problems. Students then independently complete a worksheet.
Students complete activities to learn about time zones. In this time zones lesson plan, students identify the six time zones and contrast each zone. Students complete a worksheet about time zones as well as an Internet study. Students view the 24 time zones around the world and a worksheet on the cities in those zones.
Seventh graders study the six time zones in the United State in the direct instruction portion of the lesson. They problem solve using the information about time zones and daylight savings time. After the direct instruction, they proceed to guided practice and independent student practice using the concepts.
Ninth graders examine how to calculate the time in various time zones in the world and determine why this is an important skill. In the direct instruction section, they practice figuring the time in different zones by adding or subtracting the proper number of hours. They also examine AM and PM, and 24 time, and the International Dateline. In guided practice they problem solve by applying the concepts and finally, complete independent student practice.
Eighth graders solve problems involving elapsed time and change across time zones. They answer and solve questions together as a class, complete two worksheets, and solve problems related to a bus schedule and time zones in the United States. This lesson includes a script to teach with.
Students investigate the effects of time and distance for the creation of a successful railroad. In this railroad lesson plan, students recognize the railroad's need for an exact time schedule was the cause for the creation of time zones. Students answer questions about the need for exact time. Students create a water clock.
Eighth graders explore time zones. They apply information about time zones and elapsed time to solve problems. Students explore the time zones in the United States. calculate the time zones in various places within the United States and examine how to calculate the rate of change in time.