It is a basic aim to make learning an experience for those adults and students who grew up on multimedia (TV, computer, video game console, etc.). This is advanced by the use of animations during lessons as well.
Animations make the material more understandable and spectacular. Students can monitor even those phenomena which cannot be seen actually, for instance the orbits of planets or the processes inside Earth.
Abstract rules and laws, which are hard to comprehend, can be illustrated by them.