We have always enjoyed units from Karen Caroe and Clocks and Time looks like a fun way to learn about something that is so important to us each day.
Subject areas covered include Bible, language arts, math, history, science, geography, art and music. There are many possibilities for rabbit trails, and a variety of related topic such as genealogy, leap years and historical calendars.
The unit study planning sheet recommended is no longer available. But you can get an idea of how it looked by visiting the internet archive.
Good general resource for teaching clocks and time. See left sidebar for a variety of information and activities.
Telling Time – Clocks
Explanation of how to tell time. Practice sheets are at the bottom.
24/12 Hour Time
Explanation of how to convert from military to 12-hour time.
Very handy tool for teaching analog and digital time.
Explanation for using Roman numerals with a Roman numeral converter.
Why We Have a Change in Seasons
Newton’s Apple: Clocks
Activities that go along with the show, but stand alone just fine. Includes making a water clock.
Stop the Clock
See how fast you can assign the digital clock readings to the correct analog time.
- Level One – 30 minute intervals.
- Level Two – 15 minute intervals.
- Level Three – 5 minute intervals.
- Level Four – 1 minute intervals.
- Level Five – Includes military time.
Finding Fractions of Times
Worksheet for becoming familiar with terms such as quarter-hour and half-past.
Important Words for Times and Dates
Worksheet on words we use discussing time such as century, leap year, and decade.
Add and Subtract Times
Explanation and worksheet from BBC.
Telling Time Worksheet Generator
Create your own worksheets.
Make Your Own Sundial
Instructions from Sky and Telescope.
Mathematical Geography by Willis E. Johnson
Covers longitude and time, circumnavigation and time, the earth’s revolution, time and the calendar, and seasons for older students.
The Real Mother Goose
Contains The Mouse and the Clock, Ten O’Clock Scholar and Thirty Days Hath September.
Units & Lesson Plans
A brief mini-unit here at DIYHomeschooler.