Make Your Own Compass


  • Working Principle:  Attraction between unlike poles and repulsion between like poles.
  • Product Material:  EVA foam
  • Dimensions: 5 cm & ring base 9 cm
  • Age: 11 years
  • Class/Grade: 6th
  • Category: Physics
  • Resource: Students
SKU: PH 1044 S Category:

The Earth is a magnet that can interact with other magnets in such a way that the end of a compass magnet marked as “North” is drawn to align towards the Earth’s North Pole. The aim of this experiment is to help you make your own magnetic compass.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Makes students familiar with terminologies associated with magnetism
  2. Demonstrates the characteristics and interaction of magnets and the earth’s magnetic field.
  3. Develops creativity