Year 3

Year 3

# Measuring time in seconds

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### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will estimate the time it takes to do certain tasks, and then time them using time measuring tools such as stopwatches. We will then compare our estimate with our results to help us determine how long a second is in real time.

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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?