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World War I (overview)

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Tim and Moby Explain World War I
From YouTube, produced by BrainPOP
This professionally-made video from BrainPOP uses simple terms and cartoon animation to provide a brief overview of World War I.  Other key vocabularywords include: the Great War,  technology, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Austria-Hungary, Serbia, Russia... [more]
January 24, 2011 at 07:32 PM
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Ages: 11 - 16
Outbreak of WWI - Alliances and the Schlieffen Plan
From YouTube, produced by BBC
This short video is an overview of the outbreak of WWI. The two alliances are shown on a map and the war declaration is shown. There is an explanation of the Schlieffen Plan. (02:50)
August 6, 2009 at 01:37 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
America in World War I: Crash Course US History #30
From YouTube, produced by crashcourse
John Green talks about American involvement in World War I, which at the time was called the Great War. They didn't know there was going to be a second one, though they probably should have guessed, 'cause this one didn't wrap up very neatly. So, the... [more]
September 29, 2013 at 12:01 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Wartime Real Images - Primary Sources
From YouTube
A video that shows wartime images, real people, real places. It is accompanied by background music of that time and some prompts to make clear what the images show. Primary sources. (04:14)
July 13, 2009 at 02:10 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
World War 1 Simulation
From YouTube
The video includes a colored World War 1 map.  Simulations and sounds occur throughout the video with some written explanations provided. Students must have some background knowledge before understanding the simulation. No narration.  Run time 02:05.
November 23, 2010 at 02:21 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Volunteering and Recruitment
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC
Short video showing England August 1914 and the recruiting posters.Also, there is narration that re-enacts the excitement of the war.
April 4, 2010 at 04:26 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36
From YouTube, produced by crashcourse
In which John Green teaches you about the war that was supposed to end all wars. Instead, it solved nothing and set the stage for the world to be back at war just a couple of decades later. As an added bonus, World War I changed the way people look a... [more]
September 27, 2012 at 07:48 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
World War I Packs
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In a Mail Call video, R. Lee Ermey answers a question from Mark of Kansas who wants to know what was in a World War I backpack. Ermey reveals that the backpacks WWI soldiers had to wear served to be an annoyance. (3:35)
March 8, 2012 at 07:57 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
WWI and America's First PTSD Research
From YouTube, produced by Joe O'Neill
Thomas W. Salmon was the first American military psychiatrist and a pioneer for mental health research during World War I.  In this video, his story is told by Dickinson College Professor of English Wendy Moffat. Moffat is a biographer and social his... [more]
July 24, 2014 at 08:42 AM
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Learn about The History of World War One
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During this  video, the viewer will learn about the beginning of World War One and how allies were aligned to fight the war. There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open to full-view to see everything on the screen. (06:41... [more]
February 21, 2011 at 06:51 PM
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