Art of the Knife
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New September 2022! Nathaniel Bonner has been passionate about knives as long as he can remember and has turned that passion into a profession, forging and crafting professional grade knives.

Type of Video: Story*
Unique Video ID: Visual Arts-397**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the image of knives throughout history at 0:55 seconds. Students should imagine the people who created those knives and write a short play about these artisans, which includes a description of the space the people used to make these knives.


*Story videos employ a narrative form to highlight a topic, location, or practitioner in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.