Measurement of time

Welcome to class.

We use time through different means for example to refer events in the past, present and future. Time is a very important thing to life and it can be measured by watch, hourglass, sundial and many more. It can be used to compares things and make measurement with the way things move.

There are 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour and 24 hours in a day. So, measuring time will enable us all to understand and appreciate the importance of time in our daily life.

60 seconds makes 1 minute

60 minutes makes 1 hour

24 hours makes 1 day

7 days makes 1 week

4 weeks makes 1 month

12 months makes 1 year

365 days makes 1 year

366 days makes 1 leap year

Objects that show time measurements

  1. A chart showing some time measuring devices
  2. Stopwatches
  3. Wall clocks
  4. Wristwatches
  5. Weather e.g Sun, moon, day and night

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