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Surf For More Math

CHAPTER 8: MEASUREMENT

Lesson 4: Telling Time to 1 minute

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about measurement.

Goal

Read clock times to the nearest minute on different kinds of clocks.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 272-275

Instructions for Use

Clocks allows your child to read and record time using digital and analogue clocks.

Clocks is a good tool for helping your chilld tell the time using both analogue and digital times. To use Clocks, click “Start” on the first screen. An analogue clock will appear on the next screen, showing the current time. Play with the hands by adjusting the minutes and hours by clicking on the arrow buttons under each time set (1 minute, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes or 1 hour). Click on the “Now” button to take the clock back to the current time. Click on the arrow button to show a digital clock instead.

Stop the Clock 3 allows your chilld to read and record time to 5 minutes.

To use Stop the Clock 3, read the instructions on the opening screen and then click on the “Play” button. Drag the five digital times to the correct analogue time. Press “Stop the Clock” the record the time you took. Each clock presents a time using five minute intervals.

Stop the Clock 4 allows your child to read and record time to the minute.

To use Stop the Clock 4, read the instructions on the opening screen and then click on the “Play” button. Drag the five digital times to the correct analogue time. Press “Stop the Clock” the record the time you took. Each clock presents a time using one minute intervals.

Match the Times allows your child to read and record time from digital and analog clocks.

To use Match the Times, click on a digital time and then click on the analog clock that shows the same time. If you are right Miro will wake up. If the times don’t match, Miro will sleep through his alarm.

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