Understanding the Compass

Young geographers view an excellent description of how compasses work, then work in partners to make a compass of their own. There is a heavy religious component in this lesson; for example, as closure, the teacher reads a verse from the Bible, and asks students to respond to the question, "How did God lead the people of Israel through the desert?" After all, He didn't have a compass!

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Social Studies & History
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Lesson Plans
45 mins
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Skills Practice