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Re: It's About TIme

Post by elephantower » March 17th, 2015, 4:44 pm

When did the USFG first establish timezones? What prompted it?
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Re: It's About TIme

Post by jkang » April 9th, 2015, 8:55 pm

elephantower wrote:When did the USFG first establish timezones? What prompted it?
Officially, time zones were implemented into US federal law with the Standard Time Act of 1918 (to save daylight and to have standard time throughout the country). But the US also did somewhat implement the Standard Railway Time System in 1883 to have organized time for all the trains
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Re: It's About TIme

Post by elephantower » April 14th, 2015, 8:17 am

jkang wrote:
elephantower wrote:When did the USFG first establish timezones? What prompted it?
Officially, time zones were implemented into US federal law with the Standard Time Act of 1918 (to save daylight and to have standard time throughout the country). But the US also did somewhat implement the Standard Railway Time System in 1883 to have organized time for all the trains

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It's About Time: 1, N/A
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Geologic Mapping: 1, ?
Hydrogeology: 1, ?
It's About Time: 1, ?
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Re: It's About TIme

Post by jkang » April 14th, 2015, 8:30 pm

Lincoln, Nebraska has the coordinates 40.8 N, 96.7 W. A Science Olympiad student preparing for the national tournament decides to calibrate his time-keeping device, a sundial. In order for this student's device to properly work, what angle should the gnomon make with the ground?
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Re: It's About TIme

Post by finagle29 » April 15th, 2015, 7:34 am

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Re: It's About TIme

Post by jkang » April 15th, 2015, 8:12 am

finagle29 wrote:
49.2º
Incorrect
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Re: It's About TIme

Post by blakinator8 » April 15th, 2015, 8:41 am

jkang wrote:Lincoln, Nebraska has the coordinates 40.8 N, 96.7 W. A Science Olympiad student preparing for the national tournament decides to calibrate his time-keeping device, a sundial. In order for this student's device to properly work, what angle should the gnomon make with the ground?
[hide]Isn't it 40.8 degrees?[/hide]
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Re: It's About TIme

Post by jkang » April 15th, 2015, 2:48 pm

blakinator8 wrote:
jkang wrote:Lincoln, Nebraska has the coordinates 40.8 N, 96.7 W. A Science Olympiad student preparing for the national tournament decides to calibrate his time-keeping device, a sundial. In order for this student's device to properly work, what angle should the gnomon make with the ground?
Isn't it just 40.8 degrees?
Can't even hide answers properly? :P
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Re: It's About TIme

Post by Scio5ever » April 16th, 2015, 6:07 pm

oh oh can I ask a question?

Question:

What day is my birthday?

my mommy told me that's the most important holiday of them all :D

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Re: It's About TIme

Post by jkang » April 16th, 2015, 11:06 pm

Scio5ever wrote:oh oh can I ask a question?

Question:

What day is my birthday?

my mommy told me that's the most important holiday of them all :D
July 16th? :P
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