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Hi we are teachers at Ivy Hall middle school and some of our students would like to know about magnets. Would a compass work the same way at the s south pole as they do at the north pole? Thankfor your help.



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Yup, a compass still points north near the south pole, just as it does near the north pole. The only difference is that in the northern hemisphere, north is actually slightly DOWN, while in the southern hemisphere, north would be slightly UP.

Arthur Smith



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