Mathematics / Year 3 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Tell time to the minute and investigate the relationship between units of time (ACMMG062)

Elaborations
  • recognising there are 60 minutes in an hour and 60 seconds in a minute
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Time units,  Clocks

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Learning area Mathematics
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Sites2See – measurement for primary

Selected links to a range of interactive and print resources for Measurement topics in K-6 Mathematics.

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Time tools: 12-hour to the minute

Explore time by using the clock controls to change and match times on analogue and digital clocks. Explore 12-hour time and the passing of time from am to pm. Match clock times to the time presented on a Master clock. Play a game and find the matching time cards in the smallest number of possible tries.

Interactive resource

Time tools: 12-hour to the minute: practice time

Use this tool to explore time by adjusting the controls to change and match times on analogue and digital clocks. Explore the features of 12-hour clocks and the passing of time from am to pm. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

Interactive resource

Time tools: 12-hour to the minute: time challenge

Use this tool to match clock times to the time presented on a Master clock. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

Interactive resource

Time tools: 12-hour to the minute: time match

Use this tool to play a game and find the matching time cards in the smallest number of possible tries. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

Interactive Resource

Tell Time - Little Matchups Game - iTunes app

A customisable match up game to practice reading the time. Match the time shown on the clockface with the correct time shown in digital. Change settings to limit to quarter to and quarter past. Shows time to 5min. Free when reviewed on 12/5/2015.

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Leap second

We all know there are 60 seconds in a minute... or are there? Every few years an extra second is added to a day, and this is called a 'leap second'. Find out why we have leap seconds and why they mightn't be around for much longer.

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Timetable: talent quest

Work out a program for the Antic Island talent quest. Find the date for the show by marking off dates on a calendar. Check the travel plans for each act and work out their earliest arrival times. Place each act into a timetable slot. Create the final program for the talent quest. This learning object is the first in a series ...

Teacher resource

TIMES Module 3: Measurement and Geometry: time - teacher guide

This is a 20-page guide for teachers containing an introduction to the units of time and how to measure time. Time between events, time lines and timetables are considered. A brief history of the development of these concepts concludes the module.

Teacher resource

Primary mathematics: games, simulations and modelling

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'games, simulations and modelling' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers use games, ...

Teacher resource

Starting Smart: how are measurement units used?

This curriculum resource package is a ten-week primary years teaching plan and set of supporting resources to progress students' understanding of measuring using informal units to make accurate measurements expressed as formal units. Students estimate and measure a variety of attributes including length, area, volume, mass ...

Collection

Mixed-Up Maths

Join our host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal wave. From searching for buried treasure, to jumping like a daredevil, or planning the greatest circus party ...

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

After school: analogue and digital

Help Neo get home from school. Put analogue clocks showing on the quarter-hour times in the correct order. Match the times on the digital clocks with those on the analogue clocks. Match the time words to the clocks. Put pictures in the correct sequence and match them to the clocks. Watch what Neo does after school as time ...

Interactive resource

Timetable: talent quest: travel

Help plan a talent quest by checking the travel plans for each act and working out their earliest arrival times. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects.

Interactive resource

Wake up, Pup: analogue and digital

Help Mia and Jack take Pup for a walk. Put analogue clocks showing on-the-half-hour times in the correct order. Match the times on the digital clocks with those on the analogue clocks. Match the time words to the clocks. Put pictures in the correct sequence and match them to the clocks. Watch as Mia and Jack wake up and ...