Compass | Pensacola MESS Hall

Compass

The paper clip becomes magnetized when the magnet is rubbed on the paper clip. The magnetized paper clip is attracted to the pull from the north and south poles. This attraction causes the ends of the paper clip to point north and south.

What is a Mess Kit?

Mess Kits are single-serving experiments that allow kids to explore scientific concepts at their own pace. Visitors are encouraged to complete as many as they want! See all Mess Kits.