TED Ed Youtube channel is one of our favourite sources for educational video content to use with students in class. We have already featured several of their videos in previous posts and today we are sharing with you their latest popular uploads. These are short video clips (under 6 minutes) explaining different scientific phenomena and philosophic topics. You can probably use these videos in your class to engage students in intellectual debates and to enrich and diversify their learning experiences. Some of the topics covered include the origins of math symbols, how the muscular system works, why it is hard to cure cancer, how aspirin was discovered, a brief history of banned numbers and many more. links to the videos are under the visual.
Update: The first video has been removed upon the insightful recommendation of one our readers.
2- How to make your writing suspenseful – Victoria Smith
3- Where do math symbols come from? – John David Walters
4- How your muscular system works – Emma Bryce
5- Why is it so hard to cure cancer? – Kyuson Yun
6- A brief history of banned numbers – Alessandra King
7- Are you a body with a mind or a mind with a body? – Maryam Alimardani