P5 find out which country celebrate New Year first in this numeracy lesson….

We learned about why and how timezones exist, what they mean for life on Earth and how they affect the human body.  We learned some key facts about Greenwich Mean Time and the International Date Line before calculating some time differences.  We also learned that some countries are just so big that they have more than one timezone!

If we are having lunch at school today in Scotland what will school children be doing at the same time in Brazil?