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Daylight Savings Time - Page 2

Turn the Clock Forward in the Spring
Turn the Clock Forward in the Spring

Ahead One Hour

Daylight savings time takes place at 2:00 AM.

Most people change their clocks the night before.



Turn the Clock Back in the Fall
Turn the Clock Back in the Fall

Back One Hour

Daylight savings time ends at 2:00 AM.

Most people have four or five clocks to change.

Computers and cell phones have a setting which will automatically change the time for users.



Spring Forward and Fall Back
Spring Forward and Fall Back

Spring - Fall

There is a saying to help people remember which way to turn their clocks.

It is: Spring forward and fall back.

Hawaii and most of Arizona don't observe daylight savings time.



Lesson Activities

Clocks PowerPoint

Time Change Reading Aloud Worksheet