Downloadable versions of this activity are available in the following formats:
How old are you?
- 15,000 days?
- 80,000 hours?
- 150 million seconds?
Write your age in years:
Guess your age in each different unit of time listed below, then work out the answer. You may need a calculator to help you.
|Remember: 1 year = 12 months
1 year = 365 days
1 day = 24 hours
1 hour = 60 minutes
1 minute = 60 seconds
|How old you are in .?||Your guess||Your calculation|
Try finding out other people’s ages in different units—your Dad, Grandma, dog, goldfish, for example.
- How old is your oldest living relative?
- How old is your youngest living relative?
- What year were they born in?
Reproduced with permission from CensusAtSchool – U.K.