Rabbit Trail: Clocks

Estimated Time: 35 minutes

There are clocks in every room of the house. When they chime hundreds of different sounds can be heard throughout every room. Why do we have clocks? When did people start telling time? What were the earliest clocks? Let's find out.

What is a sundial?

Ancient Mechanical Clocks

Why do we have Daylight Savings Time?

What is Big Ben?

How are cuckoo clocks made?

What was the most interesting thing you learned about clocks today?

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