Educational Videos

In our highly visual age, anything that combines moving pictures and nonfiction is considered "educational." Much of it is simply propaganda, and some of it is pernicious, and the actually educational bits are scattered and scarce. So what are we doing carrying "educational videos" at Exodus Books, we who claim to be purveyors of quality educational materials?

Well, not all educational videos are created equal. Many that claim to be actually are, and even more surprising, many videos manage to be educational without propagandizing! And while we don't approve of the marginalization of books and reading in favor of mindless watching that seems to be popular nowadays, we also realize that sometimes the best way to learn about something is to see it.

This is particularly true when it comes to science. A book going on and on about the flight patterns of bees is likely to make little sense to most readers of any age, but a video revealing actual footage of bees going out of the hive and returning laden with pollen will certainly get the information across. Plus, watching stuff is fun, and while we want our kids to work hard at their studies, we also want them to enjoy learning. As far as we can tell, educational videos are a win-win.

Another excellent topic for the video format is apologetics. Christian thinkers often deal with pretty intense theological and philosophical concepts, and distilling those ideas into a one or two hour program with pictures and lecture footage is a lot more accessible than a big tome with an abstruse title you may or may not be able to pronounce.

We've kept this section fairly moderate, though we're working on expanding it. Our offerings are mostly Christian, and that's not likely to change; a lot of the topics best covered in video are also best covered from a Christian perspective, since the director's worldview often determines the material likely to be included. We offer the titles below without reservation, except maybe to say if you burn the popcorn because you're so drawn into the program, it's not our fault.

Review by C. Hollis Crossman
C. Hollis Crossman used to be a child. Now he is a husband and father, teaches adult Sunday school in his Presbyterian congregation, and likes weird stuff. He might be a mythical creature, but he's definitely not a centaur.Read more of his reviews here.

 

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Advanced Communication Series - DVD
by Andrew Pudewa
from Institute for Excellence in Writing
for 10th-Adult
in IEW Advanced Materials (Location: D6F-WRI)
$69.00
Agenda 2 Documentary (DVD)
by Curtis Bowers
from Black Hat Films
for 9th-Adult
$14.00
Agenda Documentary (DVD)
by Curtis Bowers
from Black Hat Films
for 9th-Adult
$12.00
Algebra 2 with Trigonometry - DVD
from AskDrCallahan
for 10th-12th grade
in Trigonometry (Location: 2)
$145.00
Analytical Grammar - Teaching DVD
by Robin Finley
from Analytical Grammar
for 6th-12th grade
in Analytical Grammar (Location: D4A-GRA)
$44.95
Art of Argument - DVD Set
by Aaron Larsen & Joelle Hodge
Version 7.0 from Classical Academic Press
for 7th-9th grade
in Classical Academic Press Logic (Location: A1D-LOG)
$64.95
Beginning Public Speaking - Interactive Video Curriculum
by Teresa Moon
from Communicators for Christ
for 2nd-6th grade
in Speech & Debate (Location: A1E-RHE)
Bible Songs - DVD
by Kathy Troxel
from Audio Memory
for Preschool-3rd grade
$15.00
Biology 101
by Wes Olson
from 101 Series
for 9th-12th grade
in Biology (Location: H8B-SCI)
Body of Evidence Disc 7
by Dr. David Menton
from Answers in Genesis
for 9th-12th grade
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Body of Evidence DVD Set
from Answers in Genesis
for 9th grade-Adult
in Human Anatomy & Physiology (Location: H)
$109.99
Book of Many Colors - DVD
by Barry Stebbing
from How Great Thou Art
for 5th-10th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$28.01
Calculus - DVD
from AskDrCallahan
for 11th-12th grade
in Calculus & Statistics (Location: B)
$145.00
Chemistry 101
by Wes Olson
from 101 Series
for 9th-12th grade
in Chemistry (Location: H8C-SCI)
Classical Rhetoric with Aristotle - DVD Set
by Martin Cothran
from Memoria Press
for 9th-12th grade
in Speech & Debate (Location: A1E-RHE)
$55.00
Classics Club - Huckleberry Finn
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 10th-Adult
in Teaching the Classics (Location: E5D-LIT)
$19.00 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Classics Club - Shakespeare's Hamlet
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 10th-Adult
in Teaching the Classics (Location: E5D-LIT)
$19.00
Classics Club - Wind in the Willows
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 3rd-9th grade
in Teaching the Classics (Location: E5D-LIT)
$19.00
Classics Club - Yearling
by Adam Andrews
from Center for Literary Education
for 10th-Adult
in Teaching the Classics (Location: E5D-LIT)
$19.00 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Dave Raymond's American History
by Dave Raymond
from Compass Classroom
for 7th-12th grade
in History Conferences & Lectures (Location: G6B-HIS)
Drive Thru History: Discovering America's Founders DVD
by Dave Stotts
from Focus on the Family
for 6th-12th grade
Elementary Algebra - DVD
by Cassidy Cash
from Master Books
for 8th-10th grade
in Harold Jacobs Mathematics (Location: B3D-MAT)
$81.59
Evolution: The Grand Experiment - DVD
by Carl Werner
from Master Books
for 9th-12th grade
in Evolution: The Grand Experiment (Location: H5C-SCI)
$16.99
Feed My Sheep - 7 DVD Set
by Barry Stebbing
from How Great Thou Art
for 1st-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$45.00 (1 in stock)
First Form Latin - DVDs
by Cheryl Lowe
from Memoria Press
for 5th-9th grade
in Memoria Press Form Latin Series (Location: E1D-FOR)
$55.00
Fourth Form Latin - Instructional DVDs
by Cheryl Lowe
from Memoria Press
for 8th-12th grade
in Memoria Press Form Latin Series (Location: E1D-FOR)
$55.00 $38.50 (1 in stock)
Fundamentals of Beginning Drawing - DVD
from How Great Thou Art
for 1st-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$20.00 (1 in stock)
Genesis: The Key to Reclaiming the Culture - DVD
by Ken Ham
from Answers in Genesis
for 9th-Adult
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding - DVD
from Master Books
for 11th-12th grade
in Geometry & Shapes (Location: B9)
$95.99
Global Warming DVD
from Answers in Genesis
for 9th-Adult
$19.99
God and the History of Art - DVD
by Barry Stebbing
from How Great Thou Art
for 4th-12th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$25.46
Grammar Songs - DVD
by Kathy Troxel
from Audio Memory
for 1st-4th grade
in Audio Memory CDs (Location: I5E)
$15.00
Great Courses - Algebra I
Great Courses
by Prof. James A. Sellers
from The Teaching Company
for 9th-10th grade
in Algebra (Location: B9)
$50.00 (1 in stock)
Great Courses - Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics
by Prof. James A. Sellers
from The Teaching Company
for 9th-12th grade
in Miscellaneous Math Curriculum (Location: B7B-MAT)
$50.00 (1 in stock)
Great Ice Age DVD
by Hosted by Michael Oard
from Awesome Science Media
for 7th-Adult
Great Missoula Flood DVD
The Flood Geology Series
by Hosted by Michael Oard
from Awesome Science Media
for 8th-Adult
in Geology (Rocks & Minerals) (Location: H)
Greek for Children Primer A - DVD
from Classical Academic Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Greek for Children (Location: S-Greek)
$64.95
Hidden Secrets to Language Success - DVD
by Wanda Sanseri
from Back Home Industries
for 11th-Adult
in Spell to Write and Read (Location: C3A-PHO)
$30.00
How Great Thou Art I & II - DVD
by Barry Stebbing
3rd edition from How Great Thou Art
for 5th-10th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
How Should We Then Live? - DVD
by Francis A. Schaeffer
from Apologetics Group
for 11th-Adult
I Can Do All Things - 4 DVD Set
by Barry Stebbing
2nd edition from My Father's World
for K-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$39.95
Indoctrination - DVD
from Gunn Productions
for 9th-Adult
$18.00
InquisiKids Discover & Do Level 1 - DVD
from InquisiCorp Corporation
for 3rd grade
in Inquisikids Discover & Do (Location: H)
$12.00 (3 in stock)
Intermediate Drawing - DVD
from How Great Thou Art
for 3rd-6th grade
in How Great Thou Art (Location: I)
$25.46
Intermediate Logic - DVD
by James B. Nance
3rd edition from Canon Press
for 9th-12th grade
in Introductory & Intermediate Logic (Location: A1A-LOG)
$75.00 $37.50 (1 in stock)
Introductory Logic - DVD
by James B. Nance
5th edition from Logos School
for 8th-10th grade
in Introductory & Intermediate Logic (Location: A1A-LOG)
$63.75
Jensen's Format Writing - DVD Supplement
by Frode Jensen
3rd edition from Wordsmiths
Writing Curriculum for 7th-12th grade
in Jensen's English (Location: D4D-GRA)
$25.00
Jesus Storybook Bible Volume 1 - Animated DVD
by Sally Lloyd-Jones
DVD from Zonderkidz
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$9.99
Jesus Storybook Bible Volume 2 - Animated DVD
by Sally Lloyd-Jones
DVD from Zonderkidz
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Bible Stories for Kids (Location: J1A-BIB)
$9.99
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by Robin Finley
from Analytical Grammar
for 4th-5th grade
in Analytical Grammar (Location: D4A-GRA)
$19.95
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