Keeping the Bells Ringing
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: New April 2023! What does it take to keep bells ringing? Find out in this video with experts from McShane Bell Company.

Type of Video: Topical*
Unique Video ID: Explore-Bells**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video as part of your study of community and jobs.
  • Prior to viewing the video, have students talk about examples of bells in their town. Are there bells at churches or other locations? How do they think those bells are played and maintained? Then view the video and have students discuss what they learn.


*Topical videos are filmed on location in the classroom/workspace/laboratory, in studio, or a combination of both to explain and/or demonstrate specific concepts, events, topics, or processes.

**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.