How To Use A Compass

North and south By:Miguel Hill


Before you start to use a compass you must know how to use it.So let's start first you must know what hemisphere you are in.If you are in the northern hemisphere your compass would point to the north and,if you live in the southern hemisphere it would point to the south a compass does not point any direction you want it to it just points north or south. But when you want east or west you see direction which north then go whatever direction you want.In order for the compass to work you can not have electronic around,because they can produce tiny magnetic fields. The magnetic field protect us from the sun's dangerous charged particles.It is also the thing the shows witch way is north and witch way is south. Now you know how to use compass.