Daylight Savings Time Handout

This year, Daylight Savings Time started on March 8th and ends on November 1st. At the start of Daylight Savings, the time “springs forward” from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. At the end, the clocks “fall back” and go from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. Most clocks change automatically, like the clocks in a cell phone or laptop, but don’t forget to change your watches and wall clocks!

Daylight Savings was proposed in 1895 in order to give farmers longer hours of sunlight in the summer with the sun setting later. In the winter, the sun will rise earlier but set earlier in the evening.