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### Time and duration: Year 1 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 1 is for the topic of Time and duration. Students develop their understanding that different lengths of time have different names and that each time duration has a different standard unit of measure such as, hour, day, month and year.

### My special time

Students tell time to the hour and half-hour. They match analog and digital time representations.

### Time and duration: Year 3 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 3 is for the topic of Time and duration. Students develop their ability to read time to the minute using analogue and digital clocks. They also estimate and compare the duration of events.

### Time and duration: Year 9 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 9 is for the topic of Time and duration. Students are introduced to expressing numbers in scientific form. This descriptor applies scientific form specifically to time. Students require a good understanding of place value and powers of ten. Students should know where the notation is used ...

### First to finish

Compare algorithms designed to complete the same task, and evaluate each for efficiency.

### Work sample Year 2 Mathematics: Measuring time

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 2 Mathematics. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

### 8M01A Time and duration - Ochre Education

This unit of work focuses on time and duration. Students define time zones and determine the corresponding time in different time zones in 12- and 24-hour time using GMT and UTC; determine departure and arrival times in both departure and arrival time zones given the travel duration; determine the travel duration given ...

### Time and duration (read time): Year 2 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 2 is for the topic of Time and duration: Read time. Students develop their understanding that different lengths of time have different names and that each time duration has a different standard unit of measure such as, hour, day, month and year.

### Time and duration: Year 4 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 4 is for the topic of Time and duration. Students convert between units of time and apply their knowledge, skills and processes to solving simple time-related problems. They develop fluency in telling time to the nearest minute.

### Time Year 3 & 4 - Calculate

This lesson focuses on different ways to tell time.

### 'Dog In, Cat Out' - Time Unit - Calculate

Using the Australian children's book 'Dog In, Cat Out' (written by Gillian Rubinstein and illustrated by Ann James) the lesson sequences and activities in this unit are a way to help children from Foundation to Grade 2 level gain an understanding of the concept of time, its measurement and its numeration.

### Count Us In, Ep 10: How long is a minute?

Dodly is getting ready for a very special occasion tomorrow. How will he fill in his time? How long does he have to wait? And what is his special occasion? With Dodly, Flynn and the Flying GIrl, investigate different ways of measuring time and discover how to read analogue and digital clocks.

### Mixed Up Maths, Ep 3: What's in a year?

You may know of the four seasons. In the southern parts of Australia the year is often divided up into spring, summer, autumn and winter. But what about other parts of Australia? Find out what seasons they have in northern Australia. See how the year is divided into months and shown as a calendar. You'll also see how many ...

### Best friends

This collection of interactive and printable resources introduces ways of describing best friends and using time adverbs such as soon, later, today, tonight and tomorrow to say when people are arriving. It focuses on using the expressions 'il mio migliore amico' or 'la mia migliore amica' and developing their use in simple ...

### Months of the year

How many months are there in a year? What are they? In what month is your birthday? In Australia, depending on where you live, you can have either four seasons or two. Find out how many seasons there are where you live. What are they? In which months do these seasons occur in?

### BTN: Leap second

We all know there are 60 seconds in a minute... or are there? Every few years an extra second is added to a day, and this is called a 'leap second'. Find out why we have leap seconds and why they mightn't be around for much longer.

### Calendar capers

This is a web resource that includes four student activities about calendar structure, format, patterns and uses, accompanied by student materials and a teacher guide for each activity. Activities cover different types of calendars for different time frames from a three-day calendar to a yearly calendar, dates of events, ...

### Catalyst: Graham's number

If you were asked what the biggest number you can think of is, what would you say? Infinity? Well, what about the biggest finite number you can think of? Mathematician Ron Graham came across such a gigantic number in his research that, to capture its massive size, he and his colleagues needed to come up with new methods ...

### Very large and very small numbers

This is a website designed for both teachers and students, which addresses very large and very small numbers from the Australian Curriculum for year 9 students. It contains material on the vocabulary and notation for dealing with very large and very small numbers using scientific notation. There are pages for both teachers ...

### 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.