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?
Can you rank these quantities in order? You may need to find out
extra information or perform some experiments to justify your
I think that some of you didn't notice
that the times shown on the clock faces weren't the same as the
digital times underneath the clocks so some solutions only included
half the number of times we'd given.
Sophie offered this helpful advice:
Katie from Hymer College Junior School
sent us this picture of the order of the 12-hour clocks:
Katie explained what she'd
I wonder whether this is the only
How about the order of the 24-hour
times? If you have a solution for this part of the problem,
let us know!