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160 resources with the concept compasses

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Unit 1: Introduction to World Geography - The 5 Themes of Geography

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The seven resources in the Introduction to World Geography - The 5 Themes of Geography unit are designed to give middle schoolers an overview of what they will learn studying geography. The first lesson focuses on the five themes...
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TeachEngineering: Electromagnet Design Challenge - Clean Up This Mess

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Young engineers are challenged to design an electromagnet that can separate steel from aluminum. Taking on the role of recycling plant managers, groups research the properties of metals, magnets, magnet fields, and electric circuits. The...
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Measuring the Interplanetary Magnetic Field

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scientists need to figure out how to measure interplanetary magnetic fields, but the magnetic field of the spacecraft is interfering with their readings. Scholars attempt to solve the problem that has perplexed NASA scientists for years.
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Orienteering

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about orienteering, and more! Take your class on an adventure with this creative activity. You will need to gather some supplies and materials and maps for your specific location, but the unit sounds like it...
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Create a Compass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Historically, humans have used many methods of finding due north. Using a hands-on activity, learners create their own compasses. They then test their compasses in their neighborhood or to assist with stargazing.
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How do I Prepare this Piece of Floor Tile to Lay on the Bottom of my Kitchen Sink Cabinet?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you place a rectangular tile around a pipe? Scholars first use a model of a kitchen sink cabinet to take measurements. Using a compass and their knowledge of circles, they then cut out a circle from a piece of poster board (which...
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Post Assessment: Magnetism and Electricity

For Students 4th Standards
Time to know what they know! The final installment of a 14-lesson unit assesses the class's understanding of magnetism and electricity concepts. Items include both multiple-choice and open-ended questions on magnetic fields, electric...
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Electricity and Magnetism Formative Assessment #2

For Students 4th Standards
Leave it to science to get scholars out of a jam. Young scientists use what they've learned about electricity and magnetism in the previous eight lessons in the series to build tools that will allow them to find their way out of the...
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Magnetic Fields: Making a Compass

For Teachers 4th Standards
What better way to understand how an object works than to make one! Learners take what they learned in the previous lessons and construct their own compasses. Using a needle, water, and styrofoam, they build and test compasses and verify...
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Construct a 90 Degree Angle

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
There is more than one way to create a 90-degree angle. Using a compass and a straightedge, the video shows two ways to construct a right angle. The ways include using perpendicular bisectors and circle theorems. To wrap up, pupils...
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Constructing Equilateral Triangles and 60 Degree Angles

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Creating a 60-degree angle also creates an equilateral triangle. By watching the video, individuals learn the steps required to construct a 60-degree angle. The presentation shows that the process is the same for constructing an...
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Loci Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th
Where can it go? The first video on loci develops a definition and provides some quick sketches of the loci of all points with given characteristics. The presenter does an example of the loci of points a given distance from an L shape.
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Loci Part 2

For Students 8th - 11th
Closer to this point and farther from that one. Continuing with loci problems, a short video shows how to work problems that are not straightforward. The presenter works loci problems that result in a region that meets several criteria.
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Constructing SSS Triangles

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Creating a triangles is as easy as 5, 6, 7. Using a ruler and compass to measure off lengths, a short video shows how to construct a triangle with three specific side lengths. The example creates a triangle with side lengths of 5 cm, 6...
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How Did Polynesian Wayfinders Navigate the Pacific Ocean?

For Students 3rd - 12th
Imagine sailing around the world, or even around the Pacific Ocean, in an outrigger canoe without the the aid of a GPS? Or a compass? Or even a sextant? The Polynesians did. Find out how with an engaging video that details how they used...
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Earth's Magnetic Field: Compass Poles

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
You'll be strangely drawn to this activity! Physical science pupils learn how compasses work in an interesting interactive. The content covers magnetic poles, Earth's magnetic field, and what would happen if Earth's poles swapped places.
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Direction on the Earth: Using a Compass

For Students 6th - 8th
Navigate the world of orienteering in an informative interactive. Earth science scholars learn practical direction skills, such as proper polar coordinates and pairing compasses with maps. The interactive map allows them to practice...
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Make Your Own Compass

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars build a compass using a needle, cork, magnet, and a water-filled cup in order to locate the magnetic north and south.
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Finding the Epicenter

For Teachers 6th Standards
The epicenter is the point on the ground above the initial point of rupture. The 10th lesson in a series of 20 encourages scholars to learn to triangulate the epicenter of an earthquake based on the arrival times of p waves and s waves....
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Plenty of Pentagons

For Students 6th - 8th
Why are only four colors needed to color webs from regular pentagons, not five? An assessment task requires young mathematicians to first construct regular pentagons using a compass and straightedge, then has them consider a shape formed...
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The Electricity and Magnetism Connection

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Magnets don't grow in fields, but magnetic fields are important to understand. The lesson covers the effect electricity has on magnetic fields. Scholars use a compass, magnets, and electrical wire to test magnetic fields and energy...
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Survival

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Equip young campers with important survival knowledge with a set of engaging lessons. Teammates work together to complete three outdoor activities, which include building a shelter, starting a campfire, and finding directions in the...
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The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.
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Iron Filings and Magnetic Field Lines

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do magnetic fields differ? Allow scholars to see the difference between 2-D and 3-D magnetic fields. They construct models of both and observe how they are similar and different. It is the fifth installment of an 18-part unit.