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Surf for More Math

Lesson 2 - Measuring Time

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Measuring Time, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Compare the durations of various activities.

Measure time using nonstandard units.


Instructions for Use

How Long Will it Take to Travel to the Planets? lets students compare the durations of various destinations.

To use How Long Will it Take to Travel to the Planets?, enter the number of kilometres by hour, minutes, second, etc. to determine how fast the spaceship will travel. Click the "Launch!" button to find the destination and estimated time of arrival. Change the speed of the space ship to compare the durations of time needed to travel to different destinations.


Car Calculator lets students find out how much, and how long your child needs to save for a car.

To use Car Calculator, input the predetermined questions including students' ages, the age when students can get a licence, how much money students has saved already, and how much money they will save each week. Leave the interest rate at 5. Click the "Calculate" button.