What is video?

In this lesson, we will explore a brief history of creating moving images from still images. We will also look at the role and benefits of the use of audio in a video, learning that the purpose of video is to communicate a message to an audience, or to record an event. Lastly, we will plan a video project using a story board.

Video

Play video

Click on the play button to start the video. If your teacher asks you to pause the video and look at the worksheet you should:

  • Click "Close Video"
  • Click "Next" to view the activity

Your video will re-appear on the next page, and will stay paused in the right place.

Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What is Video?

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Q1.What is video made up of? Select all that apply

Select two (2) boxes

1/3

Q2.Select all the types of video from below

Select five (5) boxes

2/3

Q3.What features does audio add to video? Select the answers that are true.

Select three (3) boxes

3/3

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What is Video?

This quiz is to assess your learning during this lesson.

Q1.What is video made up of? Select all that apply

Select two (2) boxes

1/3

Q2.Select all the types of video from below

Select five (5) boxes

2/3

Q3.What features does audio add to video? Select the answers that are true.

Select three (3) boxes

3/3

Lesson summary: What is video?

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