Mathematics / Year 5 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Compare 12- and 24-hour time systems and convert between them (ACMMG110)

Elaborations
  • investigating the ways time was and is measured in different Aboriginal Country, such as using tidal change
  • using units hours, minutes and seconds
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

12 hour time,  24 hour time

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 ...

Interactive Resource

Sites2See – measurement for primary

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

Interactive resource

Timetable: music festival

Work out a program for a Sydney music festival. Find the flight times and other travel details for acts coming from different parts of Australia and New Zealand. Calculate the earliest and latest times they can perform. Check for extra information, like changes in time zones or Stage 1 bookings. Place each act into a timetable ...

Moving Image

Late again!

Ever missed an appointment because you misread a timetable? Well it is easily done if you don't know how to read 24 hour time. In this clip, see how to read 24 hour time and find out where it is commonly used. Look at the other time system used -12 hour time. Find out what those letters 'am' and 'pm' really mean! Compare ...

Interactive resource

Timetable: music festival challenge: run sheet

Help plan a music festival by scheduling acts. Place each act into a timetable slot that allows for their set-up time, act length and any special needs. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects.

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, ...

Interactive resource

Time tools: 24-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 and 24-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: 24-hour to the minute

Explore time by using the clock controls to change and match times on analogue and digital clocks. Explore the features of 12-hour and 24-hour clocks 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 ...

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Time tools: 24-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: 24-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

Journey planner: quickest route 3

Help two children travel around town. Look at a map, then check bus and train timetables. Choose the fastest route. Notice that you may need to change between train or bus lines to achieve the best result. This learning object is the third in a series of four objects that progressively increase in difficulty.