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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.
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.
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. Students then write a story about going backward or forward in time and draw a time machine.