Friday, March 12, 2010

Spring Ahead!

Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour Saturday!

Daylight Saving Time -- -- Daylight Saving Time gives us the opportunity to enjoy sunny summer evenings by moving our clocks an hour forward in the spring. Yet, the implementation of Daylight Saving Time has been fraught with controversy since Benjamin Franklin conceived of the idea. Even today, regions and countries routinely change their approaches to Daylight Saving Time. At this site you can learn about the history of daylight saving (or as some may say, daylight shifting), the standardization of time, and when regions around the globe spring ahead and fall back. Daylight Saving Time is one of several exhibits in the WebExhibits online museum (, all of which promote discovery through multidisciplinary approaches that support all learning styles. WebExhibits is a public service of the Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement (IDEA).

Channel Weekly 3/11/10

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