How to use a compass

A lesson on campasses

How a compass works

If you are wondering how a compass works well then check this out.

The Earth has an iron core that is part liquid and part solid crystal due to gravitational pressure. It is believed that movement in the liquid outer core is what produces the Earth’s magnetic field and the north pole has the most strength. So that is how a compass works.

How a GPS and a Compass are different and similar.

One way a GPS is different from a compass is that a GPS can give the exact location that you are at. A compass can only give the direction you are going. One way they are similar is that they both tell you where to go.