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Make a Homemade Compass to Find Magnetic North - by Scientific American

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Uploaded on May 20, 2011

Scientific American editor George Musser and his daughter Eliana show you how to make a homemade compass using simple items that just about everyone has around the house. If you haven't tried one of the Bring Science Home activities with your kids yet--it doesn't get any easier than this!

Activity instructions available here:

http://www.scientificamerican.com/art...

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