How to Use a Compass
By : Caleb Clemons
How does the Earth's Magnetic Field affects compasses?
- The earth's magnetic field causes a compass to point north, because compasses are powered by magnets.
How To Read A Compass?
You have to hold your compass steady in your hand so the compass is level and the arrow is pointing straight away from you. You can use a compass to determine the direction you’re standing because if you know where North is you can determine where South, East, and West are.