Mathematics / Year 8 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Solve problems involving duration, including using 12- and 24-hour time within a single time zone (ACMMG199)

Elaborations
  • identifying regions in Australia and countries in Asia that are in the same time zone
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

12 hour time,  24 hour time,  Time zones

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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 ...

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How many time zones are there in Australia?

Did you know that we have three time zones in Australia? This means that when it's 8am in Western Australia, it's 10am in Queensland and 9.30am in South Australia! Watch this clip to find out why we have different time zones and why South Australia is thinking about changing its time zone.

Interactive Resource

Laptop wrap: Horology hiccup

A laptop-friendly resource focussed on the concept of time. Features guided technology-based activities.

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.