# Exploring units of measured time

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will learn the different ways to measure intervals of time. We will select the most suitable unit of time for different measures, for example, seconds for short tasks, and minutes for longer tasks. We will recap the different units used in time and their equivalencies. We will look at different time measuring tools.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which of these did not show on Mrs Behan's stopwatch?
Milliseconds
Minutes
Seconds
Q2.
If Mrs Behan could say 'elephant' 23 times in 20 seconds, roughly how many times could she say 'elephant' in one minute?
35
46
Q3.
Which unit of measurement would you choose if you took a flight to China?
minutes
seconds
Q4.
Would you use a clock or a stopwatch to measure the time it took you to do a lap of a running track?
clock