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Broad Topics > Measuring and calculating with units > Time

### Do You Measure Up?

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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.

### Take Your Dog for a Walk

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Use the interactivity to move Pat. Can you reproduce the graphs and tell their story?

### Timing

##### Age 7 to 11 ShortChallenge Level

These two challenges will test your time-keeping!

### Two Clocks

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Slow Coach

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

How many of this company's coaches travelling in the opposite direction does the 10 am coach from Alphaton pass before reaching Betaville?

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

##### Age 7 to 11

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

### The Hare and the Tortoise

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

In this version of the story of the hare and the tortoise, the race is 10 kilometres long. Can you work out how long the hare sleeps for using the information given?

### Bike Ride

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Nirmala and Riki live 9 kilometres away from the nearest market. They both want to arrive at the market at exactly noon. What time should each of them start riding their bikes?

### A History of Astronomy

##### Age 7 to 11

Astronomy grew out of problems that the early civilisations had. They needed to solve problems relating to time and distance - both mathematical topics.

### Ten Green Bottles

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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?

### The Time Is ...

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Being Curious - Primary Measures

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Measure problems for inquiring primary learners.

### Being Collaborative - Primary Measures

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Measure problems for primary learners to work on with others.

### Being Resourceful - Primary Measures

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Measure problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

### Train Timetable

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Use the information to work out the timetable for the three trains travelling between City station and Farmland station.

### Being Resilient - Primary Measures

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

Measure problems at primary level that may require resilience.

### Now and Then

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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.

### Practice Run

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### In Order

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### What Is the Time?

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Order, Order!

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

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

### A Flying Holiday

##### Age 7 to 11 ShortChallenge 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.

### Working with Dinosaurs

##### Age 7 to 11

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

### 2010: A Year of Investigations

##### Age 5 to 14

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

### Clocks

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Sweeping Hands

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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.

### An Unhappy End

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge 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...

### Lengthy Journeys

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find out how long they take.

### All in a Jumble

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.

### How Long Does it Take?

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?

### Home Time

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Alice's mum needs to go to each child's house just once and then back home again. How many different routes are there? Use the information to find out how long each road is on the route she took.

### A Calendar Question

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

July 1st 2001 was on a Sunday. July 1st 2002 was on a Monday. When did July 1st fall on a Monday again?

### Watch the Clock

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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?

### Take the Right Angle

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### John's Train Is on Time

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

A train leaves on time. After it has gone 8 miles (at 33mph) the driver looks at his watch and sees that the hour hand is exactly over the minute hand. When did the train leave the station?

### On What Day Did it Happen?

##### Age 5 to 14

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.

### Tom Learns to Cook

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

If Tom wants to learn to cook his favourite supper, he needs to make a schedule so that everything is ready at the same time.

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?

### A Child Is Full of ...

##### Age 7 to 11 ShortChallenge Level

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

### Millennium Man

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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?

### Thousands and Millions

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Here's a chance to work with large numbers...

### How Many Times?

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

On a digital 24 hour clock, at certain times, all the digits are consecutive. How many times like this are there between midnight and 7 a.m.?

### Walk and Ride

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

How far have these students walked by the time the teacher's car reaches them after their bus broke down?

### Buses

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge 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?

### Clocking Off

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge 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?

### Crossing the Atlantic

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge 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?

### Wonky Watches

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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.

### On Time?

##### Age 5 to 14

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

### Calendar Sorting

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

The pages of my calendar have got mixed up. Can you sort them out?

### Calendars

##### Age 5 to 14

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