With a vast array of educational channels, YouTube is a perfect medium to get your science fix. Whether you need answers to some of life’s biggest questions or just want to watch things blow up, there’s sure to be something for you.
Here at ECS, we love creating videos about our scientists and their work on our own YouTube channel. Equally, we enjoy browsing the network of knowledge to find the newest and most innovative science videos. Check out our favorite channels that will inspire and inform.
1. Periodic Table of Videos
What you’ll learn: Interesting facts about all elements on the periodic table, plus some great experiments in blowing things up.
2. Crash Course
What you’ll learn: Everything. Really, you can get a crash course in everything from redox reactions to the origins of life.
3. Big Think
What you’ll learn: Aside from giving you a glimpse of the future, Big Think keeps you informed on the world around you.
What you’ll learn: Where does the sun get its energy? What is a candle flame really made of? If you have a question, Veritasium has an answer.
5. Talk Nerdy To Me
What you’ll learn: If you’re looking to understand the realities of our everyday lives, this is the place for you.
6. Science Channel
What you’ll learn: From new technology to earth sciences to space exploration, Science Channel’s content touches almost every area of the sciences.
What you’ll learn: Michael Stevens will present you with answers to some of the most mind-bending questions.
8. Smarter Every Day
What you’ll learn: You’ll get insight into some cool stuff, some gross stuff, and some very weird stuff.
9. Minute Physics
What you’ll learn: Should you walk or run when it’s raining? What is gravity? Why is it dark at night?
10. Sick Science
What you’ll learn: Steve Spangler, the inventor of the Mentos and Diet Coke experiment, will show you some pretty amazing science demonstrations that are sure to inspire young minds.