More than science: 13 YouTube channels for the 21st century inquirer

November 18, 2016


By Jaya Ramchandani

These ‘more than science’ YouTube channels have been an inspiration to me for many years now. I am delighted to have had the pleasure to learn and grow with them. I add this list here as a recommendation to any enthusiast for personal or classroom learning.

An element of truth – videos about science, education, and anything else I find interesting.

Simply put: cool physics and other sweet science. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough

Science and stories about our awesome planet! Created by Henry Reich, with Emily Elert, Alex Reich, Peter Reich,

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Videos explaining things with optimistic nihilism. We are a small team who want to make science look beautiful.

Our World is Amazing. Questions? Ideas? Tweet me: Vsauce was created by Michae

Science is full of Big Ideas. Like where do thoughts come from? Where do WE come from? Is there anyone else out ther
e ?

Your weekly dose of fun and interesting science. Created by: Mitchell Moffit (@mitchellmoffit) Gregory Brown 

TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas.

It’s Okay To Be Smart
Joe Hanson, Ph.D. is a curious group of atoms in a curious universe, and he’s here to tell you how it all works. 

New Scientist
If someone in the world has a good idea, you’ll find it here. We’re the world’s number one science and technology

SciShow explores the unexpected. Seven days a week, 

SciShow Space
Every Tuesday and Friday, SciShow Space explores the universe a few minutes at a time. 

Tons of awesome courses in one awesome channel

jaya Jaya Ramchandani is an editor, educator, and curator with a thirst for discovering the universe, through science, philosophy, and looking inward. She co-founded The Story Of to see science and philosophy share the same space and inspire discussions between scientists, philosophers, artists, and the public so that the abstract in our universe can be brought under the public eye. She’s spent a considerable amount of time studying physics (bachelor’s) and astronomy (master’s) and she’s currently training to become a teacher…finally taking the plunge.

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