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1 The North Carolina Geographic Alliance

2 Time Zones The world is divided into 24 time zones. The North Carolina Geographic Alliance

3 Time Zones The world is divided into 24 time zones. Approximately how many degrees of longitude divide each time zone? The North Carolina Geographic Alliance

4 Time Zones The world is divided into 24 time zones. Approximately how many degrees of longitude divide each time zone? Hint: The world is divided into 360⁰. The North Carolina Geographic Alliance

5 Time Zones The world is divided into 24 time zones. Approximately how many degrees of longitude divide each time zone? Hint: The world is divided into 360⁰. Ans: approximately 15⁰ per time zone The North Carolina Geographic Alliance

6 Meet the Map The Prime Meridian is 0⁰ longitude

7 Meet the Map The Prime Meridian is 0⁰ longitude The International Date Line is 180⁰ longitude

8 Meet the Map The Prime Meridian is 0⁰ longitude The International Date Line is 180⁰ longitude Color coded time zones

9 What happens when you travel across the International Date Line?

10 Gain a Day What happens when you travel across the International Date Line?

11 Gain a Day Skip a Day What happens when you travel across the International Date Line?

12 2 If it is 2 pm on Tuesday in New York, what day and time it is in Los Angeles?

13 2

14 Gain a Day Skip a Day If it is 9:00 am on Friday in LA, what day and time is it in Sydney?

15 Gain a Day Skip a Day If it is 9:00 am on Friday in LA, what day and time is it in Sydney? Hint: Add 18 hours

16 Gain a Day Skip a Day If it is 9:00 am on Friday in LA, what day and time is it in Sydney? Hint: Add 18 hours Ans: 2:00 am on Saturday

17 Gain a Day Skip a Day If it is 6:00 pm on Saturday in Sydney, what day and time is it in Rome – if you travel west?

18 Gain a Day Skip a Day Ans: It is 10:00 am on Saturday If it is 6:00 pm on Saturday in Sydney, what day and time is it in Rome?

19 Gain a Day Skip a Day It is 10:00 am on Saturday If it is 6:00 pm on Saturday in Sydney, what day and time is it in Rome? What day and time if you travel east from Sydney to Rome?

20 Gain a Day Skip a Day Ans: Same time! If it is 6:00 pm on Saturday in Sydney, what day and time is it in Rome? What day and time if you travel east from Sydney to Rome?

21 9 If your 10 hour flight departs Rome at 9:00 am on Sunday, what day and time will it be when you land in Denver?

22 An If your 10 hour flight departs Rome at 9:00 am on Sunday, what day and time will it be when you land in Denver? Hint: add the change in time zones to the time for the flight

23 An If your 10 hour flight departs Rome at 9:00 am on Sunday, what day and time will it be when you land in Denver? Hint: add the change in time zones to the time for the flight Ans: 11:00 am on Sunday

24 Gain a Day Skip a Day If it is 7:00 am on Tuesday in Japan, what day and time will it be in Chicago?

25 Gain a Day Skip a Day If it is 7:00 am on Tuesday in Japan, what day and time will it be in Chicago? Ans: 10:00 pm on Monday


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