How to Locate the Sun's Compass Points for Photography?

Answer If you know exactly where the sun will rise and set, you can photograph nature scenes with the lighting you want. A compass is used as a reference device in determining where the sun will rise and ... Read More »

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How to Teach Points on a Compass?

A compass is a circular instrument that directs people according to four points: North, East, South and West. There are varying degrees between these four main points known as inter-cardinal and se... Read More »

Why gyro compass is used in ships instead of magnetic compass?

Because a ship is made of metal, which can affect the accuracy of a standard magnetic compass. Also, a gyrocompass is is better able to point to the true north, which is more accurate to navigation... Read More »

Trying to locate brother missing for 3 years. He may be dead but I don't know. How do I locate him?

She had three brothers (Donald, Sam, and John), and one sister, Della. I know Donald was older than her (he was born in 1895, she in 97), but I'm not sure about the others. Does that help?

Why is the compass rose named the compass rose?

The compass rose used to be known as the "wind rose" and was used to calculate direction based on wind. Map-makers began to use the wind rose as a compass to calculate direction, and thus it became... Read More »