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Compass

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The planet has a magnetic field that makes magnetic north very easy to find. The Chinese harnessed this principle and invented the first compass in the 11th century. It found magnetic north and showed what direction the traveler was headed.

  1. 1. What did the compass find?
    1. a. Magnetic north
    2. b. Magnetic south
    3. c. Magnetic east
  2. 2. When was the first compass invented?
    1. a. 13th century
    2. b. 12th century
    3. c. 11th century
  3. 3. What does this planet have?
    1. a. A gyroscope
    2. b. No gravity
    3. c. A magnetic field