Learn Science at Home- 8 Great YouTube Channels for Young Learners
In the spirit of providing teachers and parents with educational resources to help them enhance their students and kids’ distance learning, today’s post features a carefully selected collection of educational science-focused YouTube channels. Like the math list we shared before, this list comprises what we believe are some of the best channels that provide educational video content to help young learners in their science learning. Our selection is based on previous posts we shared here in EdTech and mLearning as well as on recommendations from Learn at Home with YouTube.
1- Ameoba Sisters
“We are two sisters on a mission to demystify science with humor and relevance by creating videos, GIFs, comics, and resources. Our content is focused on high school biology (Pinky is a former high school biology teacher), though we do receive comments that some of our content is useful for intro biology courses at the college level as well. We’re for anyone wanting to learn biology!”2- SocraticaCreated by a couple of Caltech grads, Socratica offers educational videos covering both Math and Science.3- AsapSCIENCEAnother excellent resource of video content covering various science topics. It features playlists on health, food, body, nature and many more4- VeritasiumAnother popular provider of quality science videos.5- It’s Okay to Be SmartIt provides a wide variety of educational video content to help students learn about the wonders of science. Its playlists include: VR experiences, earth science, space, biology, climate science and many more
6- SciShow Kids”SciShow Kids explores all those curious topics that make us ask “why?” Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks answer your questions and explain fun, complex science concepts for young, curious minds. “7- National Geographic Kids”Nat Geo Kids makes it fun to explore your world with weird, wild, and wacky videos! Videos featuring awesome animals, cool science, funny pets, and more, are made just for curious kids like you. So pick a topic you love and start watching today!”8- Steve MouldSteve’s channel provides intellectually engaging video content related to everything science.