Time zones

Time zones

The Earth is divided into 24 time zones. Standard time is the time used within time zones.

Geografija

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Susiję elementai

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Susiję elementai

Change of seasons (basic)

Due to the Earth´s tilted axis, the angle of the Sun's rays at given latitudes is continuously changing during the year.

Change of seasons (intermediate)

Due to the Earth´s tilted axis, the angle of the Sun's rays at given latitudes continuously changes during the year.

Climate zones

The Earth is divided into geographical and climatic zones, which result in the zonation of vegetation.

Forms of government and official state languages

The animation shows the forms of government and official languages of the world´s countries.

Geographic coordinate system

The geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be exactly specified.

Geographic coordinate system (basic)

The system of circles of latitude and longitude on the globe enable every location on the Earth to be exactly specified.

Laiko juosta

Pažymėkite istorinius įvykius laiko juostoje

Measuring time

The first calendars and time-measuring instruments were already used by ancient Eastern civilisations.

The Sun's path above the major circles of latitude

The apparent movement of the Sun is caused by the Earth's rotation around its axis.

Shadows

Change of light conditions in different seasons. Measuring height using shadows.

What is the time?

A game to practise the use of analogue and digital clocks.

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