This worksheet is a collection of time-based word problems for fifth-grade students, focusing on calculating durations and end times for various events. It includes tasks such as figuring out travel times for trains, scheduling back-to-back TV shows, estimating the average speed during a distance race, and concluding meeting durations. The scenarios also require understanding time differences for international flights, managing daily work and break schedules, timing in cooking, planning movie watching times, and calculating the completion time of a long bus journey.
The purpose of this worksheet is to help students enhance their time calculation skills, including addition and subtraction of time, converting between hours and minutes, and understanding time zones. It teaches students to apply these skills to real-life scenarios, which can aid in developing their problem-solving abilities and time management. The problems are designed to challenge students to think critically about the passage of time in various contexts and to understand how to schedule and plan effectively. Additionally, this worksheet introduces students to the concept of time zones and how they impact scheduling for international travel.