If you’ve always wondered how compasses were made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.

Any instrument with a magnetized bar or needle turning freely upon a pivot and pointing in a northerly and southerly direction can be considered a compass

If you’ve always wondered how compasses were made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.

Any instrument with a magnetized bar or needle turning freely upon a pivot and pointing in a northerly and southerly direction can be considered a compass