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What Makes Time Tick?

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Writing +1 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)


The lesson plan in this 1991 issue of Art to Zoo demonstrates how time has "changed"
over the years. Students consider: What would happen if all timekeeping devices were
suddenly gone? Click the PDF file to download.

60 MInutes Stopwatch

National Museum of American History

Cesium Atomic Clock

National Museum of American History

Time Clock, International Time Recorder

National Museum of American History

Juvet Time Globe

National Museum of American History

Time Totem

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Units of Time

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Lantern Clock

National Museum of American History

Simon Willard Tower Clock

National Museum of American History

Design for Clock

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum