BrainPOP

Daylight Saving Time

Spring forward, fall back! Find out why summer daylight hours are so blissfully long in this BrainPOP movie on daylight saving time! Tim and Moby will teach you how and why DST works, and give you the history and reasoning behind the twice-a-year time change. You’ll learn which American founding father was the first to propose “saving” daylight, and which U.S. states don’t observe DST. Plus, discover why the American system was tweaked in 2007, as well as how DST works in other parts of the world. You’ll never forget to switch your clock again!

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