Why does a compass always point north?
Part of the Cornerstones Love to Investigate series, Why does a compass always point north? is a science investigation in which children learn why compasses point north and make and improve simple compasses.
Format: 4 page A4 booklet
Investigation type: Comparative or fair test
Related Curriculum Project: Off with her head!
Delivery: 3-5 working days
About Love to Investigate
Get your class excited about science with our series of 126 practical scientific investigations. They cover tricky topics in new and unusual ways while encouraging children to be curious, ask questions and explore the world around them. You’ll also have no problems getting them up to speed and interested, with topics including evolution, mechanisms and air resistance.