Thursday, December 13, 2007

5min Videos

I just came across a site called 5min.com, which is like YouTube, but focused on short instructional videos. What makes it unique is its media player, which allows you to watch videos in slow-motion or frame by frame. This is for anyone who ever asks, "How do they do that?" There are a number of science and nature videos. Be wary, though, some are less than scientifically accurate (such as the Philadelphia Experiment video), and many are just clips from old documentaries. But if you look around the site, you should see the potential of web video for instructional purposes. Enjoy this video demonstrating waves with fire:

1 comment:

Brendan Kane said...

Hello,

There is a lot of great potential for instructional videos to provided freely online. At WatchDoit.com we dedicated a whole Category section to instructional Videos on various educational subjects. http://www.watchdoit.com/Categories.aspx?CatId=18

Also, another great site to check out is http://sciencehack.com/. They verify each video before placing on their website.