Why Does a Compass Point North?

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A compass constantly points north because the Earth, like a magnet, normally has an electromagnetic field. In short, the earth is magnetic and also the needle of a compass is magnetic. The inside of the earth works like a strong magnet. One end of a magnet is usually near the North Pole.
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A compass needle is a magnet, and the earth has a magnetic field. The needle points to magnetic north, which is very close to the north pole.
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Well all compasses are magnetic, but they only point north because of the earth's poles. The magnet in the compass makes the arrow point north because of the magnetic field. Actually
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A magnet-made of iron or other special metals that are electrically charged-has two poles, or ends, where its magnetic strength is greatest. Each end has an opposite electrical charge
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A magnetic object tends to align itself with Earth's magnetic field. The
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It would seem that science shows that the reason a compass always points north or seems to point north is because both the compass and the earth are magnets and the earth gives off a magnetic field forcing the compass to point north.
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