Earth's Magnetic Field

By Ashontis Steel

Explanation of a compass

A compass is a device that gives out directions to show you where you need to go. It is not like a GPS at all. It also shows north,sout,east,and west.
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By Ashontis Steel

  • Hold your compass in your hand steadily in your hand at the correct level.
  • Hold the compass halfway between your face and waist.
  • See where the needles point on the compass.
  • Turn your body steadily while the compass is in front of you.
  • Keep turning until the needle points East.
  • Keep the direction of travel arrow straight and the North mark facing in front of you.
  • Go the direction you need to go.
  • While doing this KEEP the compass away from METAL objects and anything SHARP.
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