Purpose: to learn how to solve and correctly formulate tasks for the definition of the world time; repeat the rules for determining the geographical coordinates of settlements on a degree grid. Visual aids: a map of Earth’s time zones, a political map of the world.
Assignments: Using the world time zone map, solve the proposed tasks according to the samples.
1. Determine the time of day:
A) in London, if in Kiev -15.00;
B) in New York, if in Rome -19.00;
B) in Moscow, if in Dakar -12.00;
D) Mexico City, if in Warsaw -24.00;
D) in Lima, if in Canberra -18.00;
E) in Beijing, if in Delhi -6.00.
Sample: A) 1. London -0 hours. belt; Kiev – 2 hours. belt. 2. The difference in the time of 2 hours. 3. 15.00 – 2 pm – 13.00.
Answer: in London on the local time 13.00.
2. For how many hours and in what direction should the watch hands be transferred to passengers if they arrived:
A) from Kiev to New York;
B) from London to Beijing;
B) from Rio de Janeiro to Pretoria;
D) from Tokyo to Rome;
E) from Warsaw to Det;
E) from Madrid to Ottawa?
Sample: A) 1. Kiev – II hour. belt; New York – XIX hour. belt. 2. The difference in the local time between the II and XIX time zones is 7 hours.
Answer: Since New York is located west of Kiev, it is necessary to translate the clock hands to 7 hours ago.
3. In which hour the passenger will fly to Kiev, if he flew:
A) from Tashkent at 19.00, and the flight lasted 4 and;
B) from Moscow at 4 pm, and the flight lasted 2 hours;
B) from Ottawa at 10.00, and the flight lasted 8 hours;
D) from Canberra at 22.00, and the flight lasted 9 hours;
D) from Tokyo at 20.00, and the flight lasted 10 hours;
E) from Lisbon at 15.00, and the flight lasted 3 hours?
Sample: A) 1. Tashkent – V hour. belt, Kiev – II hour. belt. 2. The difference in the time zone is -3 hours. 3. 19.00 -3 hours + 4 hours flight – 20.00.
Answer: a passenger will arrive in Kiev at 20.00.