Description: Using Silva Ranger compasses, students learn the history of the magnetic compass, how to build a simple magnetic compass and discuss the basic physics behind operating a magnetic compass. The kit consists of one container of materials.
1 Medium Size Storage Container (Pink)
URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/compass(orien).html (May 1999)
Ruth Patrick Science Education
Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801