St Paul's Primary School Brentford

Finding North

Posted by Mrs Little on 20/01/22 at 08:34 PM

​In 6KL we learnt how to make our own compasses using a few pieces of equipment. It was really interesting to see how easy it was to magnetise a needle, which we then attached to a piece of cork and floated in water. Nearly all of our compasses correctly faced North!

We created these compasses to help us understand how Tudor explorers may have navigated their way to new worlds and back. 

Finding North
Finding North
Finding North
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