Daylight Saving Time Explained

Daylight Saving Time Explained

The man who proposed the idea of Daylight Saving Time, George Vernon Hudson, created it so he could have more hours of sunlight to spend collecting insects.


Key Facts In This Video

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    The original idea behind Daylight Saving Time was to give people another sunlit hour in the summer. (0:12)

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    People are less productive in the week following the Daylight Saving Time clock change. (3:33)

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    The state of Arizona ignores Daylight Saving Time, although the Navajo Nation within Arizona follows it. (5:06)

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