Showing posts with label Time Change. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Time Change. Show all posts

Friday, March 6, 2020

Ugh! It's Time to Spring Forward - Here's Why We Do It

As I Tweeted earlier today, it's a deflating feeling when you realize that you have to move your clocks forward this weekend. That's especially true of you're the parent of toddlers who have been on a sleep strike for a few weeks.

If you or your students are wondering why we (most of us in North America) have to change our clocks this weekend, here are few short explanations.

Even though it is not about daylight saving time, this TED-Ed lesson about the standardization of timezones is worth watching.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Three Video Explanations of Why We Change Our Clocks This Weekend

cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo shared by Kathy Cassidy

Many of us will be moving our clocks back by one hour before we go to bed this evening. We'll get an "extra" hour of sleep because of the change. Unfortunately, sunset will also be coming earlier as a result of the clock change too. Here are three videos that explain why we change our clocks.