LPT: Be taught the fundamentals of timezones and hemispheres for on-line interactions.
When on-line, count on individuals you work together with to be anyplace on the planet and due to this fact possible not in the identical timezone as you. That shouldnt be shocking.
In work, if it’s worthwhile to work together with very lengthy distance colleagues, make a degree of understanding your timezone and hemisphere distinction forward of time, instruments like worldtimebuddy can simply present the time distinction.
The fundamentals: Hemispheres. Reverse hemispheres have reverse seasons. It’s presently late Spring within the northern half of the world and late Autumn (Fall) within the southern half.
Timezones: The 24 hours of the day are (very roughly) break up into timezones around the globe working north-south. The zones will not be neat as they comply with politics greater than geography. North and south of you’re prone to be the identical timezone. The subsequent timezone west of the place you’re is earlier, east is later. Components of the world will not be on similar day as the place you’re. There’s a line by way of the Pacific Ocean; the Worldwide date line the place the date modifications. East of it’s the earlier day, west is the later. It is doable to take flights going east over the date line the place the arrival datetime is sooner than the departure.
A map: https://www.timeanddate.com/time/map/
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This stuff was covered in my elementary school. We also learned about the prime meridian and the equator and basic latitude and longitude.
I could see this post helping someone who was perhaps homeschooled.