concept of time into the larger units of years, decades, centuries, and eras.
The video explains the meaning of generations and ancestors and illustrates
where the viewer fits into the family history. It explores the concept of timelines
as a way to measure years, decades, and centuries. A discussion of
how we number centuries follows, with reference to such historic events as
Columbus’ discovery of America, astronauts landing on the moon, and the turn of
the century in 2001. The concepts of C.E. (A.D.) and B.C.E. (B.C.) are also
introduced in this informative program that will enhance understanding of
Time in Your World
explores time as it relates to our
everyday lives–time to get up, time for school, lunchtime, bedtime, daytime,
nighttime. The program explains how clock hands measure time in hours, minutes,
and seconds and how to tell time. The video also illustrates the difference
between analog and digital clocks and explains the concept of a.m. and p.m.
The program then discusses how
calendars measure time in days, weeks, months, and years and explains the
relationship between the passage of time marked by clocks and the time units
measured by calendars. The concept of how Earth’s rotation around the sun creates
day and night is presented.
Finally, the program explains the
concepts of past, present, and future to help children understand time in their