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### Take the Right Angle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

### A Flying Holiday

##### Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

Follow the journey taken by this bird and let us know for how long and in what direction it must fly to return to its starting point.

### Hands Together

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Sometime during every hour the minute hand lies directly above the hour hand. At what time between 4 and 5 o'clock does this happen?

### Sweeping Hands

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use your knowledge of angles to work out how many degrees the hour and minute hands of a clock travel through in different amounts of time.

### Ten Green Bottles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Do you know the rhyme about ten green bottles hanging on a wall? If the first bottle fell at ten past five and the others fell down at 5 minute intervals, what time would the last bottle fall down?

### 5 on the Clock

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On a digital clock showing 24 hour time, over a whole day, how many times does a 5 appear? Is it the same number for a 12 hour clock over a whole day?

### Watch the Clock

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

### Rule of Three

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

If it takes four men one day to build a wall, how long does it take 60,000 men to build a similar wall?

### Clocking Off

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

I found these clocks in the Arts Centre at the University of Warwick intriguing - do they really need four clocks and what times would be ambiguous with only two or three of them?

### Wonky Watches

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Stuart's watch loses two minutes every hour. Adam's watch gains one minute every hour. Use the information to work out what time (the real time) they arrived at the airport.

### Do You Measure Up?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

### Order, Order!

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Can you place these quantities in order from smallest to largest?

### A Brief History of Time Measurement

##### Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5

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.

### What Is the Time?

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put these times on the clocks in order? You might like to arrange them in a circle.

### Now and Then

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Look at the changes in results on some of the athletics track events at the Olympic Games in 1908 and 1948. Compare the results for 2012.

### Order the Changes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you order pictures of the development of a frog from frogspawn and of a bean seed growing into a plant?

### Two Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These clocks have only one hand, but can you work out what time they are showing from the information?

### You Tell the Story

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.

### In Order

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you rank these quantities in order? You may need to find out extra information or perform some experiments to justify your rankings.

### Clock Hands

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This investigation explores using different shapes as the hands of the clock. What things occur as the the hands move.

### The Time Is ...

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you put these mixed-up times in order? You could arrange them in a circle.

### Making Maths: Make a Pendulum

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Galileo, a famous inventor who lived about 400 years ago, came up with an idea similar to this for making a time measuring instrument. Can you turn your pendulum into an accurate minute timer?

### Take Your Dog for a Walk

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?

### Timing

##### Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

These two challenges will test your time-keeping!

### Friday 13th

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

This month there is a Friday the thirteenth and this year there are three. Can you explain why every year must contain at least one Friday the thirteenth?

### Digital Times

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Which segment on a digital clock is lit most each day? Which segment is lit least? Does it make any difference if it is set to 12 hours or 24 hours?

### Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These clocks have been reflected in a mirror. What times do they say?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Great Granddad is very proud of his telegram from the Queen congratulating him on his hundredth birthday and he has friends who are even older than he is... When was he born?

### Buses

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A bus route has a total duration of 40 minutes. Every 10 minutes, two buses set out, one from each end. How many buses will one bus meet on its way from one end to the other end?

### Being Curious - Primary Measures

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for inquiring primary learners.

### Practice Run

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Chandrika was practising a long distance run. Can you work out how long the race was from the information?

### Time and Tide

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

What can you say about when these pictures were taken?

### Being Collaborative - Primary Measures

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for primary learners to work on with others.

### Being Thoughtful - Primary Measures

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### An Unhappy End

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Two engines, at opposite ends of a single track railway line, set off towards one another just as a fly, sitting on the front of one of the engines, sets off flying along the railway line...

### On Time?

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article explains how Greenwich Mean Time was established and in fact, why Greenwich in London was chosen as the standard.

### Being Determined - Primary Measures

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems at primary level that may require determination.

### The New Millennium: When Did it Begin?

##### Stage: 2

Not everybody agreed that the Third Millennium actually began on January 1st 2000. Find out why by reading this brief article.

### Crossing the Atlantic

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Every day at noon a boat leaves Le Havre for New York while another boat leaves New York for Le Havre. The ocean crossing takes seven days. How many boats will each boat cross during their journey?

### Right Time

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

At the time of writing the hour and minute hands of my clock are at right angles. How long will it be before they are at right angles again?

### A Child Is Full of ...

##### Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

My cousin was 24 years old on Friday April 5th in 1974. On what day of the week was she born?

### Millennium Man

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Liitle Millennium Man was born on Saturday 1st January 2000 and he will retire on the first Saturday 1st January that occurs after his 60th birthday. How old will he be when he retires?

### Times

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Which times on a digital clock have a line of symmetry? Which look the same upside-down? You might like to try this investigation and find out!

### Palindromic Date

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is the date in February 2002 where the 8 digits are palindromic if the date is written in the British way?

##### Stage: 2 and 3

A paradox is a statement that seems to be both untrue and true at the same time. This article looks at a few examples and challenges you to investigate them for yourself.

### Speedy Sidney

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Two trains set off at the same time from each end of a single straight railway line. A very fast bee starts off in front of the first train and flies continuously back and forth between the. . . .

### Calendars

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Calendars were one of the earliest calculating devices developed by civilizations. Find out about the Mayan calendar in this article.

### On What Day Did it Happen?

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

Read this article to find out the mathematical method for working out what day of the week each particular date fell on back as far as 1700.

### Working with Dinosaurs

##### Stage: 2

This article for teachers suggests ways in which dinosaurs can be a great context for discussing measurement.

### Eclipses of the Sun

##### Stage: 2 and 3

Mathematics has allowed us now to measure lots of things about eclipses and so calculate exactly when they will happen, where they can be seen from, and what they will look like.