Magnetic declination is an important concept for accurate navigation. A compass will always point along the lines of magnetic force (which converge on what are called the magnetic poles). The angle between the direction of force and the direction of the geographic north pole is called the declination.
A viral video released in late October asked a straightforward question that any grade schooler should be able to answer: Who owns the Statue of Liberty – New York or New Jersey? As it turns out, the answer is not as simple as saying “New York” and moving on.
The Kids’ Well-being Indicators Clearinghouse (KWIC), developed by CCF, is designed to advance the use of children’s health, education and well-being indicators as a tool for policy development, planning, and accountability. Interactive and online since 2002.