Learning on your own can be hard. Science can be even harder. We compiled a short list of the most interesting Science Education YouTubers, trying to observe, explore and teach while keeping things fun and easy to follow.
Derek Muller created the educational science channel Veritasium, the focus of which is addressing counter-intuitive concepts in science. The word Veritasium is a combination of the latin 'veritas' meaning truth, and the common element ending 'ium'.
Mehdi Sadaghdar is a comedian, electrical engineer, and YouTube personality. His videos are "hilariously painful tutorials" of electric experiments during which he often receives electric shocks. He intentionally creates situations where a shock (or sometimes fire) is created to demonstrate the dangers of electricity when not properly handled.
Michael Stevens is an educator, public speaker and entertainer best known for creating and hosting the popular education YouTube channel Vsauce. His channel initially released video game-related content until the popularity of his educational series DOT saw discussions of general interest become the focus of Vsauce, encompassing explanations of science, philosophy, culture, and illusion.
TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of TED-Ed animations, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website