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Timetable: music festival challenge

Work out a program for the Auckland music festival. Find the flight times and other travel details for acts coming from different parts of Australia, New Zealand and Norfolk Island. Calculate the earliest and latest times they can perform. Check for extra information, like changes in time zones, connecting flights, or Stage ...

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Measuring time: the 24-hour clock - mathematics activities

This is a photograph of the 24-hour clock at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich in England. The 24 hours are marked around the dial in Roman numerals. The image introduces several layers of mathematical and cultural complexity arising from various ways 'time' has been measured and displayed in different cultures. Teachers ...

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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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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.

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Laptop wrap: Horology hiccup

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

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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.