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West Virginia | Pipefitter and the Pythagorean Theorem

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An apprentice pipefitter explains how he uses math and science in his every day work tasks in this video for WV Steam. 

Water Water

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Learn about the great distances water travels in order to enter the Berkeley Springs, West Virginia International Water Tasting competition, the qualities judges are looking for in the winning entries, and the impact winning can have on the entrants.

Fabulous, FUNctional Furniture Like Dan Pleska's

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Practice using a maquette to design furniture in the style of Dan Pleska.  This demonstration video accompanies the video The Artistry of Dan Pleska

Printmaking Like Rhonda J. Smith

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Teach students the skills used by printmakers as they create their own art in the style of Rhonda J. Smith.

Jack Frosty

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Learn the history behind the classic children's songs "Frosty the Snowman" and "Peter Cottontail" through the eyes of lyricist Jack Rollins.

Zany Portraits in the Style of Charly Hamilton

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Learn to create your own art in the style of Charly Hamilton by following the steps modeled in this demonstration video.

Stained Glass in the Style of Chris Dutch

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Use glue, chalk, and paper to create "stained glass" art by following the steps in this demonstration video.

Geometric Quilts in the Style of Martha Osborn

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Use geometry skills to create quilt patterns by following the steps described in this demonstration video.  You may also want to view the program Martha Osborn - Fabric Artist to see more examples of her work.

The Artistry of Eddie Austin

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Explore the skills and creativity needed to become a master furniture maker in the style of Eddie Austin.

Neil Super l Wood Turner

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Learn how Neil Super combines his love of history and wood into works of art which tell a story.

The Artistry of Charly Hamilton

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Examine the career of visual artist Charly Hamilton.  The content coordinates with the video and lesson plan "Zany Human and Animal Portraits in the Style of Charly Hamilton".

The Artistry of Dan Pleska

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Learn how woodworker Dan Pleska creates works of art from raw materials. The program supports the demonstration video Fabulous, FUNctional Furniture like Dan Pleaka's

Jane Frenke l Fabric Artist

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Learn how Jane Frenke uses fabric, a sewing machine, and her creativity to create works of art.

Wheeling's Independence Hall

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Examine the history of West Virginia Statehood and the importance of Wheeling's Independence Hall, and learn how this building is being used today.

Home Plates

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The Homer Laughlin Company has a long and strong history of making dinnerware.  Trace the ups and downs of the Fiestaware industry in West Virginia.

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