Informational, engaging videos can be a useful tool to use at different stages throughout the inquiry process. In the age of technology, videos are captivating for students, and almost immediately draw the classes attention which makes them an engaging initial provocation to spark interest and generate initial questions.

Listening to an expert speak and share information has the potential to be more effective than speaking about the topic yourself. There are many techniques for making this use of videos more effective for instance: watching a video more than once, and prompting critical questions to consider while watching.