Knowing North

  • Years: 5 - 10
  • Category: Crafty Ideas
  • Lesson time: 60 minutes
  • Originally published in KIT

Description: This resource sheet teaches young people the basics of finding your bearings, with a compass-building activity.

Lesson outcomes: 

  • Understanding the Earth’s magnetic field.
  • How to build a compass.
  • How to use a compass to find a direction.

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