Telling Time on a Ship

Duration: 60-90 mins



Grade Levels

Elementary School


Students make a half hour glass that measures time just like on a naval vessel in 1812. This lesson integrates math, using 24-hour time, telling time in other ways besides a clock, and the nautical term of “watches”.

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Handouts (PDF Format)

Math WorksheetView / Download
Daily Routine ChartView / Download
Sailors Sleeping IllustrationView / Download