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Hawaiian Star Compass

This 3-minute excerpt video from the Bishop Museum Planetarium show, "Wayfinders, Waves, Winds and Stars" shows a Hawaiian star compass is used to determine direction based on the rising and setting of stars.

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Grades:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 InformalEducation
Topics:
AstronomyTechnologyMathCulture
Learning Time:
lessthan5minutes
Museum Connections:
Planetarium ScienceOnASphere
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