Understanding that clocks have more than one scale

In this lesson, we will study the measure of time on clock faces. We will look at different examples of time displays, and investigate the need for two different scales on a clock face to represent minutes and hours. We will also look at time related vocabulary such as 'past' and 'to'.

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Quiz:

Understanding that Clocks have more than One Scale Quiz

What have you learned about clocks? Take the quiz and test out your new learning!

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

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

Understanding that Clocks have more than One Scale Quiz

What have you learned about clocks? Take the quiz and test out your new learning!

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

Lesson summary: Understanding that clocks have more than one scale

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