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Time Zone Challenge: Applying Add/Subt. Integers to Time Zones
A short video can be shown to your class to explain time zones. (A free subscription to the teachers' website is required to access the video.) Pairs of workers use a time zone map to solve six scenarios on a worksheet.
6th - 8th Math 25 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learners solve time zone problems and chart travel around the world. In this time zone lesson, students learn about the history of time zones and view a time zone map. Learners use the time zone map to solve time zone problems. Students are given a copy of Mr.
4th - 7th Math 57 Views 40 Downloads
In this time zones worksheet, students are given a map of the Earth indicating the time zones, the prime meridian and the international date line. Students answer 5 questions about solar occurrences and determine when each would be seen in different time zones.
7th - 10th Math 40 Views 148 Downloads
Working on the Railroad
Young scholars plan a trip on the railroad. In this railroad creation and implementation lesson, students listen to the song "Working on the Railroad", make a map of where the track was laid and discuss the geographical challenges. Young scholars view copies of vintage railroad posters, make observations about the posters and then create their own train poster.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
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.
7th - 12th Math 50 Views 59 Downloads
Time Zone Maps
In this time zones worksheet, students read a detailed paragraph about the Earth's 24 times zones, their 15 degree width, and the increase in hours for each zone. Students study the world time zone map and then answer the four questions about various times in the world.
5th - 6th Science 7 Views 189 Downloads
Time Zoning - Enrichment 13.2
In this word time zones worksheet, students read a paragraph about the length of a day in time, the 24 time zones, the Prime Meridian, and lines of longitude. Students then find time for New York and Beijing using Greenwich, England as their starting point.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads
Time Zones in the United States
Eighth graders explore how to use the time zones in the United States and internationally. They use elapsed time to solve problems. Students calculate the time in various places in the United States. They discuss the 6 time zones in the United States.
8th Math 12 Views 22 Downloads
Measurement: Elapsed Time and Time Zones
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.
8th Math 10 Views 21 Downloads
Unwrapping the Earth
In this surface area worksheet, students identify and complete 5 different problems that include determining the amount of wrapping paper needed to cover the earth. First, they use a calculator and round to the nearest hundredths to completer the chart and discover the surface area of familiar spheres listed.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads