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North by North…Best!

No matter where you stand on Earth, you can hold a compass in your hand and the needle will always point to the North Pole! Compasses use the magnetic fields of Earth to pinpoint your location on the planet. The magnet in your compass needle responds to this magnet in the Earth, and it helps you find your location! Watch the compass needle as you walk near or far, right and left, and even in a zigzag style. Note the direction your compass needle points to with every step you take! CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO GET ORIENTED USING A COMPASS!

Compass Use pdf