NOVA

Secrets of the Shining Knight Preview

Discover the world of medieval knights and see how their armor was made.

About the Show

Once upon a time, knighthood was serious business, and for countless medieval fighters, their armor was what stood between life and death. NOVA challenged a blacksmith and master armorer to recreate parts of an elite armor. We trace their journey as they rediscover centuries-old metalworking secrets, then put their new armor to the ultimateultimate test against a period musket.

Curriculum

Art, Tradition and Identity: Blacksmith

For Grades 5-12