It’s That Time Again…
Daytime Saving Time ends today for many of my good friends in Europe and it ends next Sunday for those people in North American states and provinces that observe Daylight Saving Time. As someone who gets up early and resides in a northern state, I welcome the modification as Ill see the sun an hour earlier. And hopefully, my kids will take benefit of the “additional” hour of time for sleeping next Saturday night.
TED-Ed has two lessons that arent particularly about Daylight Saving Time but are related to the subject. Initially, The History of Keeping Time describes sundials, hourglasses, and the development of timezones. Second, How Did Trains Standardize Time in the United States? discusses the function of railways in the development of the timezones used in the United States (and the majority of Canada) today.
CGP Greys video explanation of Daylight Saving Time is still an excellent one even if it isnt as concise as the videos above.
Like I do practically every time Daylight Saving Time ends or starts, I have actually gathered together a handful of short video explanations about why we have Daylight Saving Time. Take a look and see if there is one that can assist you discuss Daylight Saving Time to your trainees..
National Geographic has two videos entitled Daylight Saving Time 101. The first one, released in 2015, is a bit more upbeat than the second one that was released in 2019. Both versions are ingrained listed below..
The Telegraph has a 90 second explanation of Daylight Saving Time. The video doesnt have any narration so it can be seen without sound.