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Compass
# 5H10.11


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Description: A compass is available for use on the overhead projector. Place a wire next to the compass and pulse a current through it. The needle will deflect.

Parts: compass, wire and battery

Purchased/Built: purchased

Setup Time: 10 min

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
Freier and Anderson Er-6 A compass is used to find poles.
Sutton E-76 A large compass needle or dip needle is used as an indicator of magnetic field.

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