This Sandwich Bag Fire Starter video also includes:
How many ways to you know to start a fire? The video offers instructions for starting a fire without a match, lighter, or magnifying glass. As a resourceful option, it focuses on a method using a sandwich bag, water, and the sun to heat up dry vegetation.
- Attempt starting a small controlled fire outside with safety equipment available
- Discuss when this would be needed and why it is important to start a fire before dark
- Review all safety rules for fire and remind pupils not to try this at home
- Highlights the power of the sun and one way to harness it
- Requires very little class time, so it makes a great supplement to your lesson