Reading analogue time to the nearest minute

In this lesson you will learn to read an analogue clock to the nearest minute.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.All scales on a clock are red and blue.

1/5

Q2.Which artist made the melting clock sculpture that is in Shanghai, China?

2/5

Q3.How many scales does the clock use?

3/5

Q4.Gemma said we can estimate the time using just the minute hand. Toby said we can estimate the time using just the hour hand. Who is right?

4/5

Q5.Calendars, diaries and birthdays do not have a connection with time.

5/5

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:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.All scales on a clock are red and blue.

1/5

Q2.Which artist made the melting clock sculpture that is in Shanghai, China?

2/5

Q3.How many scales does the clock use?

3/5

Q4.Gemma said we can estimate the time using just the minute hand. Toby said we can estimate the time using just the hour hand. Who is right?

4/5

Q5.Calendars, diaries and birthdays do not have a connection with time.

5/5

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Lesson summary: Reading analogue time to the nearest minute

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