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Time Zones

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the reason why time zones exist and how they are established. They predict time zones for different places on Earth.
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Time Zoning - Enrichment 13.2

For Students 4th - 5th
In this word time zones worksheet, students read a paragraph about the length of a day in time, the 24 time zones, the Prime Meridian, and lines of longitude. Students then find time for New York and Beijing using Greenwich, England as...
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Time Zones

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students solve time zone problems and chart travel around the world.  In this time zone lesson, students learn about the history of time zones and view a time zone map.  Students use the time zone map to solve time zone problems. ...
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Time Zone Maps

For Students 5th - 6th
In this time zones instructional activity, students read a detailed paragraph about the Earth's 24 times zones, their 15 degree width, and the increase in hours for each zone. Students study the world time zone map and then answer the...
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Time Zones

For Students 4th - 6th
For this time zones worksheet, students complete the total length of trips for time zones and answer short answer questions. Students fill in 3 spaces in the chart and answer 3 questions.
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Time Zones

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders locate different time zones. In this time zones lesson, 5th graders label the different time zones. Students research the different ways man has kept time throughout history. Students also compute the differences in time...
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Time Zones

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this time zones worksheet, students are given a map of the Earth indicating the time zones, the prime meridian and the international date line. Students answer 5 questions about solar occurrences and determine when each would be seen...
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Time Zone Challenge: Applying Add/Subt. Integers to Time Zones

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A short video can be shown to your class to explain time zones. (A free subscription to the teachers' website is required to access the video.) Pairs of workers use a time zone map to solve six scenarios on a worksheet. 
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Time Zones

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars are able to read and also use a variety of timetables and charts. They perform calculations with time, including 24-hour clock times and time zones. These are very important concepts that Students probably have to bear in...
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Understanding Time Zones

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate the times zones around the world. They discuss situations when it is important to know the time in different parts of the world and how to find it.
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Telling Time in Different Time Zone

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create clocks and complete small group activities to represent the six different times zones in the US. Using small paper plate clocks, 4th graders visually demonstrate the differences in these time zones.
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Time Zone Maps

For Students 4th - 6th
In this interpreting a world time zone map activity, students read a review about the time zones, observe a map, and answer questions. Students write four short answers and one writing activity.
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Hey Batter, Wake Up!

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Does jet lag affect a baseball team's performance in games? Read about how a baseball team's chance of winning a game can be affected by traveling over one, two, and three time zones. Readers then respond to five short answer questions...
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Telling Time in Different Time Zones

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss what time zones are. The teacher asks questions about the student's own time zones. Then each student makes a clock and practices using time zones to tell what time it is in another part of the world.
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Telling Time In Different Time Zones

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after making paper plate clocks, review time zones and practice telling time in other time zones. They show how to change time zones on their clocks and how to show the time in their part of the country.
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How to Work With Time Zones

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students solve time zone problems. In this time zone lesson, students view a time zone map and learn about the 24 time zones. Students are given a worksheet where they compute the time in different areas.
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Time Zone Problems

For Students 5th - 8th
In this time zones worksheet, students use a formula along with information found on Google Earth to calculate time zones around the world. Students complete 12 word problems.
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Time Zones and Migration Patterns of the Leatherback Sea Turtle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the different time zones by plotting the migration patterns of the leatherback sea turtles. They discover that traveling around the worlds includes passage through different time zones.
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Time Zones

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders have a greater understanding of time zones, explain the basic history and purpose in the creation of time zones, and use time zone maps to calculate the time/day in a certain area.
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Time Zones in the United States

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore how to use the time zones in the United States and internationally. They use elapsed time to solve problems. Students calculate the time in various places in the United States. They discuss the 6 time zones in the...
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Time Zones

For Students 4th - 5th
In this time zone worksheet, students analyze a world map with numbered time zones. Students complete a chart with times in different world cities.
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Time Zones

For Students 5th
In this time zone worksheet, 5th graders read a short passage and study the United States map. Students answer 5 short answer questions about the different time zones that are presented.
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Time Zones: Enrichment

For Students 4th - 5th
In this time zones worksheet, students review the chart with the United States' time zones. Students use the time zone clocks to find the correct times in each problem.
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Time Zones

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore time zones, latitude, and longitude concepts using Internet sites and resources. In this time zones lesson plan, 6th graders locate major cities and countries around the world, along with identifying time...

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