Lessons for Daylight Saving Time

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  • Lesson Plan -- Investigating Daylight - … to illustrate why the amount of daylight varies during the year. How to begin 1. Save the document Student Directions (27 KB … ) ? Sunrise and sunset data ? Online demonstration for seasons and daylight ? Information on Daylight Saving Time Top of pageTop of page Student activity Description In … of the online demonstration. ? Have students study debates about extending Daylight Saving Time. What would be some of the positive and negative affects …
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  • The Reasons for the Seasons - … important to measure the shadow at the same time as in the fall. Because Daylight Savings Time (DST) has begun since the fall observation … same time at each season. Because Daylight Savings Time (DST) has begun since the fall observation, measurements should be taken one hour earlier (same time … Related Resources. Should we end Daylight Savings Time? Research Internet articles related to the history and rationale behind Daylight Savings Time. Hold a class debate on …
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  • Dialling Dilemma - … students to do the problem again, this time with daylight saving. If New Zealand is in daylight saving time, our clocks are put forward by one … behind us, assuming that they are not also on daylight saving.) In non-daylight saving time, the differences are: Hirani wants to phone Kirsty at 7 p.m. (or 1900 on a 24 hour clock) Scotland time
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  • Time Zones - … Queensland at certain times of the year. When the rest of Australia goes into daylight saving time, Queensland doesn't.) How many time zones do … :30 * Note that the times given here will vary from time to time depending on Daylight Saving. New Zealand and Australian Daylight Saving does not always begin … go on Daylight Saving. Session 2 In this section we do time zone calculations by playing the game Time and Place. First Time First Place …
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  • Sunny Side Up - … , students will relate the rate of change to Daylight Savings Time and predict the sunrise time for a specific month of a different year … /sunset rate of changes with the time of the year that clocks are changed for Daylight Savings Time. Have students discover the relationship between … : Have the students research on the World Wide Web why Daylight Savings Time was initiated and when it was started. Have students dis …
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  • Sky Watchers: Ancient Astronomers - … ; building a sundial; building a sextant; recording sunrise and sunset times; determining the change of seasons; finding specific stars, constellations, and … clocks for daylight savings time? Why don't Hawaii and Arizona participate in daylight savings time? Which government agency regulates this? Why? Discuss whether daylight savings time is worthwhile … chronological relationships and patterns. Benchmarks: Understands alternative systems of recording time (e.g., Egyptian, Indian, Mayan, Muslim, Jewish), astronomical systems on …
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  • Benjamin Franklin - … Discoveries * Daylight Savings Time: While in Paris, Franklin was the first to propose the idea of Daylight Savings Time. By increasing the available amount of daylight during … ." "Great Modesty often hides great Merit." "You may delay, but Time will not." "Half the Truth is often a great Lie … their places; let each part of your business have its time. 4. Resolution Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without …
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  • Latitude and Longitude - … the celestial sphere. Also introduces systems of time-keeping, e.g. local solar time, time zones, universal time and the international date line. + + Part … the difference between local time and universal time, and the various adjustments made to "clock time," e.g. time zones, daylight saving time and the use of … °21'. What is Daylight Savings Time? During the summer, when the Sun rises earlier, we make use of the extra daylight by shifting our …
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  • Journey North - … , we do know that the sunlight (especially the number of daylight hours, or photoperiod ) is the most powerful synchronizer or these … . On the same day, find out whether students know how daylight changes during the course of a year. Ask them to … answers, have students compare these guesses to the actual times and amount of daylight on those days. 3. Ask, How did the … , jet lag, or changing to daylight savings time? Do you usually wake up at about the same time every day? Do you have pets …
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  • Create a Star Clock! - … and Cassiopeia (the W) as the basis for determining the time. First, using the constellation book, show the girls what these … like the ones on the poster. Read the time by looking in the "THE TIME IS" window. Make sure everyone is reading … home. Remind them to add an hour if it is daylight savings time. Activity 4: Using the Star Clock Outside Find the Big … with those in the sky. Read the time in the window. If you are on Daylight Savings Time, add one hour. Acknowledgement: This activity …
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