This is an incredible video of daily life in New York City–and an excellent idea for a project in a classroom.

What effect is being used? What’s the simplest way to achieve it? How does the speed and music add “meaning” to what would otherwise be considered mundane daily life? And how could students apply a similar technique for a project in your classroom?

It’s stunning to think of how simply changing how reality is captured and displayed can make it exponentially more interesting.