What Cherokee Fire Pots Can Teach Us About Thermal Conduction Lesson Plan

In three parts, this robust lesson plan explores how early Cherokee people used science to figure out how to carry hot coals and flames, while also exploring how science can be practiced and shared using methods we may not have considered before. 

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One way Indigenous cultures pass on knowledge is through storytelling. Listen to Robert Lewis telling the story “ The First Fire” 

  • Is there science in this story? 
  • How can you use this lesson plan or video in your science classroom?

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