Never Get Lost Again!
Explore how a compass works and build our own, using common materials!Jump to Activity Details
1 Choose My Schedule
3 More About my Activity
Play a trivia game to learn how a compass works then apply the scientific method to build and test your very own compass. Use your compass to explore mapping, learn about geocaching and make your own treasure hunt!
4 What Materials Do I Need?
magnet, sewing needle, wax paper, scissors, pen, pencil, bowl filled with water, scissors, paper, and a cup (to trace a circle) Optional items: 1 cork, a compass
5 I learn useful skills too?
- Creative thinking
- Critical & reflective thinking
6 My Guide!
Hello, I'm Glenn. I have had a lifelong interest in science, technology, nature, math, building things, & much more. Perhaps what makes me unique is that when I dress as a mad scientist, my friends tell me it's not a costume. Hope to see you in my classes. Until then I need to work in my secret lab on my d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ ̶r̶a̶y̶ hamster maze.
I regret to admit that I have eaten a brain sandwich...