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Magnetic Termite Mounds

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The huge magnetic termite mounds at Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory, are perfectly aligned north to south to minimise the exposure to sun. This brilliant architectural feat keeps the mound at exactly 30 degrees C. They include arches, tunnels, chimneys, insulation and nurseries. Challenge your students to discover other creatures that use NSEW orientations in their daily lives. How do the 4 major compass points effect your life?