Us time zones


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Us time zones

  1. 1. Heidi MiedeckeBeatriz SarabiaAlma VacaMartha VasquezGeography 300January 17, 2013Lesson Plan 1 3rd/4th Grade Lesson Plan Same Time Different PlaceObjective: The objective is to add and subtract time and learn about different time zones in the United States.Materials: Wall Clock U.S. Time zone map Paper Color pencils Paper plates Brass paper fastener ScissorsIntroduce activity: Ask students if they have relatives or close friends who live in a different state.Activity: Have students locate on the map where their relatives/friends live. Explain to the students the time zones (Pacific Standard Time, Mountain Standard Time, Central Standard Time, and Eastern Standard Time). Have students make their own clock with the materials provided. Allow them to figure out the time zones in different states.
  2. 2. Then, compare time from one state to another to find the difference. Forexample, grandma lives in Omaha, Nebraska and it is 10:00 a.m. and we arein San Diego, California and it is 8:00 a.m. What is the time differencebetween these two places?Ask students questions while they work on the activity to reinforce theobjective of the lesson plan.Resource:, a world globe.