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CLIP 13555

Using timetables and the 24 hour clock

Using timetables and the 24 hour clock
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Key Info
  • Using timetables and the 24 hour clock
  • Duration: 03:40
  • Pizza delivery boy Ambrose’s boss wants him to fill in a timetable so that he knows how long it takes for each journey. The pizza parlour clock reads 4.15 for the start time but the boss gives Ambrose a phone that reads 16:15. Ambrose makes four deliveries counting on and filling in part of the timetable for us to see. Will he get to all 4 places before the pizzas get cold? First broadcast in the Learning Zone on BBC2 in March 2012 as part of the series Let's Do Maths.
  • Subject:

    Maths

       Topic:

    Time

  • Keywords: LetsDoMaths, analogue, digital, 24 hour clock, timetable
Ideas for use in class
  • For use as a lesson starter. We learn how to fill in and read timetables. As a whole class, pairs or individuals will need to replicate the timetable and fill it in working out 24 hour clock conversions and adding amounts of time. 3 differentiated questions set problems about time conversions to be solved. The scenario could be revisited in the plenary.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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