Make a Paper Compass

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Using A4 Printouts to make a simple compass and describe the various parts / what they do


Print the handouts (attached) for the number taking part. Split (butterfly) pins for each


Assemble the compass in 3 parts. There are descriptions of the useful components for taking bearings. Use a known North point in your locale to teach how the compass would show you where to go. Time given assumes these are pre-cut


  • compass
  • creative
  • directions
  • map work

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