Classroom Activity

Where Is North? The Compass Can Tell Us
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 2-4


Pilots use compasses to determine direction when flying airplanes. Students build simple compasses using household materials.

Where Is North? The Compass Can Tell Us [197KB PDF file]

This activity is part of the Aeronautics Educator Guide.