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Other

Description:

This interactive tutorial explores the evolution of time measurement through the ages -- beginning with Stonehenge and ancient calendar systems. It progresses through sun and water clocks, mechanical and quartz-movement clocks, and atomic clocks.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),NIST Time Services,Time Zones,Mathematics,General Physics,Graduate/Professional,Early Clocks,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003060017070T,World Time Scales,Informal Education,Higher Education,Oscillations & Waves,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Acoustics,Ancient Calendars,History/Policy/Law,Physics,History,Atomic Age,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Measurement

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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