Exploring units of measured time

In this lesson, we will learn the different ways to measure intervals of time. We will select the most suitable unit of time for different measures, for example, seconds for short tasks, and minutes for longer tasks. We will recap the different units used in time and their equivalencies. We will look at different time measuring tools.

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Quiz:

Exploring the Units of Measured Time Quiz

What do you know about measuring time? Take the quiz and test out your learning!

Q1.Which of these did not show on Mrs Behan's stopwatch?

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Q2.If Mrs Behan could say 'elephant' 23 times in 20 seconds, roughly how many times could she say 'elephant' in one minute?

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Q3.Which unit of measurement would you choose if you took a flight to China?

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Q4.Would you use a clock or a stopwatch to measure the time it took you to do a lap of a running track?

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Q5.Which unit of measurement would you use to time brushing your teeth?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Exploring the Units of Measured Time Quiz

What do you know about measuring time? Take the quiz and test out your learning!

Q1.Which of these did not show on Mrs Behan's stopwatch?

1/5

Q2.If Mrs Behan could say 'elephant' 23 times in 20 seconds, roughly how many times could she say 'elephant' in one minute?

2/5

Q3.Which unit of measurement would you choose if you took a flight to China?

3/5

Q4.Would you use a clock or a stopwatch to measure the time it took you to do a lap of a running track?

4/5

Q5.Which unit of measurement would you use to time brushing your teeth?

5/5

Lesson summary: Exploring units of measured time

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