Bet You Didn't Know: London On Top

This clip discusses the significance of the city of London even though the United Kingdom is no longer the largest empire in the world. It indicates that London may be considered "The Center of the Universe" because it influences the entire world in several ways, especially in time zones.

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  1. How does time in London relate to the rest of the globe?
  2. What is London a center for?
  3. Where is the center of London? What is found there?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the factors that influence the locations and characteristics of locations of...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    locate various contemporary societies on maps and globes using latitude and longitude to determine a...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the location of major world countries such as Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, the United K...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student identifies the basic social institutions of economics and politics and explains their in...

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