Reflection: Lesson Planning 4. The Compass, an Ancient Instrument Still Used in a Modern World - Section 2: Warm up

 

At times, a short YouTube video clip included in my lesson helps my students get excited about the content and gives my another strategy to help touch upon the different learning styles in my classroom.

  a short video clip can help set up a lesson
  Lesson Planning: a short video clip can help set up a lesson
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4. The Compass, an Ancient Instrument Still Used in a Modern World

Unit 9: Magnets an Ancient and Modern Marvel
Lesson 4 of 6

Objective: Create a working compass by floating a magnetized paperclip and allowing it to rotate freely so the clip becomes lined up with Earth’s magnetic field.

Big Idea: A compass is an instrument that works because of the Earth's magnetic field.

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Science, compass (Magnetism), models, Informational Writing, Magnets
  56 minutes
student made compass
 
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