Describe what Emma might be doing from these pictures of clocks
which show important times in her day.
Noticing the regular movement of the Sun and the stars has led to a desire to measure time. This article for teachers and learners looks at the history of man's need to measure things.
Can you place these quantities in order from smallest to largest?
Ruth from Leaden Hall School wrote to us to
Taya, Jessica and Anna from St Joseph
also went from the same starting point. Here are the times in
the order they gave:
Tia listed the times in the same order but
started at 1.25 rather than 12.20.
Someone who didn't give their name pointed out
that we don't know whether the times on the clocks are morning
(a.m.) or afternoon/evening (p.m.). Could this make a
difference to the ordering, I wonder?