Lesson #7 covers the basics of Blender's animation tools including the Graph Editor and its various functions. The lesson also provides an introduction to Blender Shape Keys.
Suggested Texbook Readings:
Read Chapter 9 of the John Blain "Complete Guide to Blender Graphics" - Animation Basics (pages 143-176)
07-01 - Basic Keyframe Animation
07-02 - Graph Editor
07-03 - Cyclic Animation
07-04 - Path Animation
07-05 - Camera Path Fly Around
07-06 - Alpha Animation
07-07 - Color Animation
07-08 - Shape Key Animation
07-09 - Rendering To A Video File
Lesson 07 - 07A - Shark Animation
Lesson 07 - 07B - Globe (Optional)
Create a 100 frame animation that looks something like this video - 2 rings rotating around a different axis. (Variation) - Add a third inner ring rotating around a third axis.
If you cannot seethe above animation you can view the animation HERE.