We all have our favorite vampires, but how well do you really know the history of our favorite blood-sucking human predators? Check out this cool, and very informative, animated video from TedEd.com loaded with vampire info.
The lesson (complete with a vampire narrator who is part Count Dracula, part Count Chocula) was created by Michael Molina with the animation done by The Moving Company Animation Studio. The video itself is below, but if you’d like to see more, head on over to TedEd.com and get your learn on.
About the Vampire Lesson
The myth of the bloodsucking vampire has stalked humans from ancient Mesopotamia to 18th-century Eastern Europe, but it has differed in the terrifying details. So, how did we arrive at the popular image we know, love and fear today? And what truly makes a vampire…a vampire? Michael Molina digs up the science and the superstition.
Lesson by Michael Molina, animation by The Moving Company Animation Studio.
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