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Time Zones

What time is it here? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you all about time zones! Discover just how many time zones there are, as well as why time can’t just be the same everywhere at once. As you find out how the globe is divided up, you’ll also be introduced to the concepts of longitude and latitude. Find out how many latitude lines run down the globe and which longitude line forms the basis of all time zones on Earth. You’ll also discover at what speed and in which direction the earth spins, and why the boundaries of some time zones are jagged. Don’t forget to set your watch!

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How many different time zones are there in the world?

What do a.m. and p.m. mean?

How do we use longitude and latitude?