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Calibrating clocks

Construct several simple clocks including water clocks and pendulums. Use these clocks to measure time and compare standard units of time.

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Year level(s) Year 4
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Differentiated teaching, Mathematics investigation, Explicit teaching, Classroom talks

Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Time
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Solve problems involving the duration of time including situations involving "am" and "pm" and conversions between units of time

Numeracy progression Measuring time (P4)

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