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The compass

The compass

Item no.: P6102500

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The students examine the alignment of a freely rotating bar magnet and of a compass needle in the Earth's magnetic field, notice that both the bar magnet and compass needle point to the Earth's North Pole and deduce that magnets always point to a specific direction and the compass needle must also be a magnet.


  • Experiment guides are very easy to understand, especially for younger students
  • Associated competences are directly linked to the experiments
  • Curriculum compatible
  • Fit for the future: implementation of tablets possible
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p6102500d.pdf Versuchsbeschreibung, German 736.29 KB

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