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7.03 AM and PM

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When we use the words morning and afternoon, you are able to picture what part of the day it is.  What other words help you to determine a specific part of the day?  Make a list and compare it with your friends. 

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This video looks at how a $12$12 hr clock can be used to tell time across a day that has $24$24 hrs, by using AM and PM.

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Question 1

Choose whether these activities normally happen in the AM or PM.

  1. Going to bed.

    AM

    A

    PM

    B

    AM

    A

    PM

    B
  2. Eating breakfast.

    AM

    A

    PM

    B

    AM

    A

    PM

    B
  3. Watching the sun rise.

    AM

    A

    PM

    B

    AM

    A

    PM

    B

question 2

James went to a movie at $11:50$11:50 am. The movie went for $1$1 hour and $10$10 minutes.

  1. Would the movie finish in the am or pm?

    am

    A

    pm

    B

    am

    A

    pm

    B
  2. Complete the statement:

    The movie finishes at $\editable{}$$:$:$\editable{}$$\editable{}$ pm.

Remember!

AM means "before midday" and PM means "after midday."

How about some LATIN!

The abbreviation AM, comes from the latin "ante meridiem" which means before midday and the abbreviation PM comes from the latin "post merideim", meaning after midday. 

 

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