# Clock

### A large analogue clock to use for telling the time practice with the whole class.

Here are some ideas for questions. Click on a question to have it appear below the clock. The text of the question can then be edited so that it better meets the needs of your students.

• What time is it now?
• How long is it until the top of the next hour?
• How long is it until twelve o'clock?
• How many minutes have passed since 4 o'clock?
• What time will it be after another 28 minutes?
• What time will it be after another 87 minutes?
• What time will it be after another 4 hours and 21 minutes?
• What time was it 43 minutes ago?
• What time was it 86 minutes ago?
• What time was it 185 minutes ago?
• What fraction of the current hour has passed?
• What time would the hands appear to show if this clock was viewed in a mirror?
• At exactly which times are the hands of the clock pointing in the same direction?
• At exactly which times are the hands of the clock pointing in opposite directions?
• At exactly which times are the hands of the clock perpendicular?

It can be quite tricky answering the questions above when time is ticking away. The buttons below can be used to freeze the clock on the current time or set it for a specific time.

Set the clock to :

The solutions to this and other Transum puzzles, exercises and activities are available here when you are signed in to your Transum subscription account. If you do not yet have an account and you are a teacher or parent you can apply for one here.

#### Clock Times Pairs

The traditional pairs or Pelmanism game adapted to test the ability to compare analogue and digital times.

Transum.org/go/?to=clockpairs

#### Time Arithmetic

Practise adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing times with these self-marking exercises.

Transum.org/go/?to=tmar

#### Timer

A simple visual aid which acts as a stopwatch recording the number of minutes and seconds that have passed or are left.

Transum.org/go/?to=timer

#### Walking Times

Questions about the time it takes to walk between places in London according to the Walking Tube Map.

Transum.org/go/?to=walktime

#### Train Timetables

An interactive exercise on reading train timetables and making time calculations.

Transum.org/go/?to=traintimetables

#### Time Sort

Arrange the analogue and digital clock faces in order from earliest to latest

Transum.org/go/?to=timesort

#### Telling The Time

Practise reading a clock face and making simple time calculations.
www.transum.org/go/?to=tellingtime

#### Time Totals

Ten questions requiring a time calculation based on popular films.
www.transum.org/go/?to=time

##### Suggested

A self marking exercise on the reading of scales of different types.

Many more activities can be found on the Time topic page.

This is the main Transum help video on Time.

The code for this clock was adapted from javascript made available by w3schools.com. The time showing is the time of your computer clock so if you think it is not correct you could adjust the time on your computer.

Do you know how to use a calculator to do calculations with times? Have a look at Calculator Workout Skill 12.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

"Shakespeare didn't get all his facts correct. Cassius, in the play Julius Caesar said "The clock hath stricken three" a millennium or so before mechanical clocks were invented!"

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