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Teaching Uncovering ancient clues to humanity's first fires

Uncovering ancient clues to humanity's first fires

How and when our ancestors first used fire is uncertain. Researchers are hunting for answers buried in ancient ash and baked soils. Although researchers don’t agree on when humans first mastered fire, they all agree that fire played an important role in shaping what it means to be human.

Amber Dance
SAPIENS Individual License

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why was fire important to early humans?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3
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