Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Time zones

What is a time zone?
A time zone is a zone which has a set standard time.
Why do we have time zones?
To make 12 noon when the sun is straight above you.
How are the time zones set?
Every 15° the time zone changes.
Which direction does the Earth rotate? (clockwise or anticlockwise)
How many time zones are there altogether?
What are the time zones named?
Alpha time zone, Australian central standard time.
Which time zone is New Zealand part of?
GMT + 12
Name 2 other countries which are also in our time zone.
Alaska, Russia
What is the international date line and why do we have it?
The international date line is a line that changes the date.

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