This video is accompanied by text. "Throughout much of World War II, the U.S. and the USSR were reluctant allies. Germany posed a significant threat to both countries and necessity dictated that they cooperate militarily. Germany had launched a brutal invasion into the Soviet Union that eventually caused the deaths of 20 million Soviets. The USSR begged the western Allies to attack the German army on its western front. The U.S. and England were under-resourced and unwilling to launch a costly at
Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan
This video is accompanied by text. "As the perceived threat from the Soviet Union continued to grow, the West became desperate to stop the spread of communism. After WWII, the communist community grew quickly in many parts of war-ravaged Europe. England was desperately trying to stop the spread of European communism in key countries, one of which was Greece. A fear shared by the U.S. and Britain was that if Greece became communist, so would Turkey, and the Soviets would control the eastern Medit
This video is accompanied by text. "Twenty years after World War I, Germany was able to rebuild its economic and military might and target its weaker neighbors. Following World War II, America and its Western European allies were determined to prevent Germany from regaining its power. With the blessing of their allies, Britain, France, and America controlled their West German sectors in a way intended to keep Germany impoverished, economically weak, and unable to pose a threat. By March 1948, th
This video is accompanied by text. "Historically, relations among Western European nations had been strained. The destruction of both World Wars clearly illustrated the need for defense and security. The aftermath of these wars and the rapidly increasing Soviet threat helped bring The Western Europeans together. Several nations began discussing the idea of a mutual defense organization, and some European leaders met in a series of meetings. Ideas soon began to take shape. Representatives from Gr
History of Animation, Part 2
Part two of this series about the history of animated film starts with the animated film, Felix the Cat.
History of Animation, Part 3
Part three of this series starts with the history of animation at Disney Studios. This is a student-created project that about the history of animation. Suitable for middle school and high school students.
Soup - Funny Animation
After watching a soup commercial, portraying the perfect family life, Silvy sets out to duplicate the 'perfect' family life. There are no words spoken; there is just music. (05:00)
Smile -Touching Animation
Smile is a touching animation about a robot that is searching for one thing that technology can not give it.
Animation by Paris Zarcilla
The Piano - Amazing Short
An old man shares his life story with his young grandchild through evocative music.
The song is: "Comptine d'un autre été: l'après midi" composed by: Yann Tiersen
Animation by Aidan Gibbons
Pixar - A Human Story of Computer Animation
[Recorded May 16, 2005]
Brad Bird, Writer/Director, The Incredibles, Pixar Animation Studios, Ed Catmull, Co-Founder and President, Pixar Animation Studios, Alvy Ray Smith, Co-Founder of four centers of computer graphics excellence (Altamira, Pixar, Lucasfilm, New York Tech) and a Microsoft Fellow, Andrew Stanton, Writer/ Director, Finding Nemo, Pixar Animation Studios , and Michael Rubin, Moderator, Author of Droidmaker: George Lucas and the Digital Revolution
Keeping Up With the Jones
Based on the newspaper comic strip by "Pop" Mormand, featuring a husband oppressed by his wife's obsession with high society and consumer fashion. This video is an example of anaimation in 1915. (3:34)
Krazy Kat goes Wooing
Krazy Kat's serenade outside the window of Ignatz Mouse meets with a barrage of bricks. This video is based on the comic published in the Hearst newspaper in 1916. It was originally filmed on 1 reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. ref print. This demonstrates film history, silent movies, as well as history of animation.
The History of Animation
This is a third-grade project by Colin Williams which demonstrates how pictures were first made to appear moving. (03:41)
Animation Trends Timeline
For my school project.. a history timeline of animation, how it began and where it could be going. Starts from drawings done on cave walls to animation today. (5:01)
Learn French - City Buildings Vocabulary
Each word is pronounced twice in French as the English and French words appear. Learn to speak French to talk about buildings in a city: hospital, police station, post office, bank, supermarket, shop, library, pharmacy, bakery, and cinema.
French Lesson : Les Commerces
This video says the names of stores in French. Some of the stores mentioned (in French): antique store, a wine store, an Irish pub, etc. Each phrase is said once as the words appear on the screen.
Organic Chemistry 1
"Organic chemistry is just carbon chemistry where carbon is the principal atom." The instructor, 'Chemguy', reviews the various diagrams in organic chemistry. This video is suitable for high school chemistry students.
Organic Chemistry 3
In this video, the instructor, 'Chemguy', teaches about branches on aliphatics. This video is suitable for high school chemistry students.
Organic Chemistry 4
In this video, the instructor, 'Chemguy', discusses bonding for alkanes and shows some models. This video is suitable for high school chemistry students.
Organic Chemistry 5
In this video, the instructor, 'Chemguy', introduces alkenes. This video is suitable for high school chemistry students.