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Daylight Savings Time Discuss this eTheme.

These sites introduce students to the concept of time and specifically the concept of Daylight Savings time. Learn the history of how humans have calculated time. Includes interactive quizzes, games, worksheets, and a lesson plan. Includes eThemes Resources on calendars, telling time, U.S. time zones, and elapsed time.

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This site gives a brief overview of time and the varies ways humans have calculated it throughout the centuries.
Read the history of Daylight Savings Time including the early rationale and laws passed to implement it. Learn about which countries around the world use Daylight Savings Time.
Watch a brief video about the history and future of Daylight Saving Time, or read the article. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a message board.
See what time it is right now across the globe. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Learn the history behind Daylight Saving Time and how there is no federally mandated law requiring states to participate. NOTE: The site includes pop-up and banner ads.
View this world map to see what countries observe daylight saving time. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site presents statistics and arguments against the practice of Daylight Saving Time.
These sites are about calendars. Learn about days, weeks, months, and years. Includes information about ancient calendars from the Babylonians, Egyptians, Aztecs, and Romans. Convert dates into Roman and figure Easter Sunday. An eThemes Resource on telling time is linked.
These sites help students read digital and analog clocks. There are several online games and printable pages for students to practice telling time. Includes links to eThemes Resources on elapsed time and time zones.
These sites show the different time zones in the United States. There are maps, print outs, suggested classroom activities, and an online game. Includes a link to an eThemes resource on telling time.
These sites offer many practice problems for calculating the difference between two times. Includes lesson plans, online quizzes, and handouts. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on telling time.

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