Make Your Own Compass!

In this activity, you will learn how to make your own compass using a bowl of water, a paper clip, and a magnet! (Instructions courtesy of MagLab)

If you would like to learn how this is possible, read this great article!

https://nationalmaglab.org/education/magnet-academy/try-at-home/make-a-compass

If you would like to learn more about magnets, check out these fun virtual simulations!

https://nationalmaglab.org/education/magnet-academy/try-at-home/make-a-compass

https://nationalmaglab.org/education/magnet-academy/watch-play/interactive/compasses-in-magnetic-fields

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