Steve Spangler Science: Friction Fire

It looks so simple in the movies…

It looks so simple in the movies… simply rub two sticks together to start a fire. Many have tried and nearly all have failed to start a fire this way. How did pre-historic humans make fire? Can you really make fire by friction? Steve Spangler attempts to answer this question with outdoor survival expert, Ford Church.


Science Topics
Force (Frictional), Heat, Physics
K-6
4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade

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