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Activities
  1. Find It
    Practice using a compass rose. Click on the forward arrow. What is the first direction the line moves? Where does the line go?
  2. Find It
    In what direction is the farm from the neighborhood? In what direction is the neighborhood from the farm?
  3. Explore It
    If you were traveling from the airport to the school, in what direction would you need to go? What places would you pass on your way? Back to the map.
Learn More About It

A compass rose is a tool that shows directions on a map. The compass rose has four main directions: North, South, East, and West. You can use the compass rose to give or follow directions.
Check Your Answers
  1. The line first moves north. It goes to the school.
  2. The farm is east of the neighborhood. The neighborhood is west of the farm.
  3. You would need to go north to get from the airport to the school. You would pass the neighborhood, a bridge, and a river.