YouTube Educational Channels

YouTube has many great channels that can teach anyone practically anything.

Ratan Kulshreshtha published on
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I think everyone is aware of what YouTube but you can also learn a lot on YouTube while having fun, thanks to really awesome infotainment YouTubers like Michael Stevens (Vsause), Destin Sandlin (Smarter Every Day), Henry Reich (MinutePhysics) and many more.

So why not put them to better use on YouTube? therefore here is my list of top educational YouTube channels that you must subscribe because they are awesome and you will learn a lot.

  • 3Blue1Brown, by Grant Sanderson, is some combination of math and entertainment, depending on your disposition. The goal is for explanations to be driven by animations and for difficult problems to be made simple with changes in perspective.

  • AsapSCIENCE, by Canadian YouTubers Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown. The channel produces weekly videos that touch on many different topics of science.

  • BrainCraft, by Vanessa Hill. Talking psychology, neuroscience and why we act the way we do.

  • CGP Grey, is an educational YouTuber and podcaster who posts on YouTube under the channel CGP Grey.

  • Computerphile, by Brady John Haran, this channel has videos all about computers and computer stuff.

  • CrashCourse, is an educational YouTube channel started by the Green brothers, Hank Green and John Green, who are notable for their VlogBrothers channel. Originally, John and Hank presented humanities and science courses to viewers, respectively, although the series has since expanded to incorporate courses by additional hosts.

  • engineerguy, by Bill Hammack where he explores the world of engineering.

  • Gross Science, by Anna Rothschild where she explores bizarre stories from the slimy, smelly, creepy world of science.

  • It's Okay To Be Smart, by 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.

  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell, is a Munich-based YouTube channel and design studio. The YouTube channel focuses on producing animated educational content. Founded by Philipp Dettmer.

  • minutephysics, is an educational YouTube channel created by Henry Reich. The channel's videos include time-lapsed drawing to explain physics-related topics in approximately one minute.

  • Numberphile, by Brady John Haran, this channel has videos all about numbers, puzzles, riddles and mathematics.

  • Periodic Videos, another YouTube channel by Brady John Haran, this is the ultimate channel for all things chemistry. A video about each element on the periodic table. And we upload new videos every week about science news, interesting molecules and other stuff from the world of chemistry.

  • Physics Girl, by Dianna Cowern. This channel has physics videos for every atom and eve.

  • Practical Engineering, by Grady Hillhouse. This channel looks at practically any part of anything man-made around you and think, Some engineer was frustrated while designing this. It's a little human connection.

  • SciShow explores the unexpected. Seven days a week, Hank Green, Michael Aranda, and Olivia Gordon delve into the scientific subjects that defy our expectations and make us even more curious!

  • Sixty Symbols - Cool videos about physics and astronomy.

  • SmarterEveryDay, by Destin Sandlin. This channel explore the world using science. That's pretty much all there is to it.

  • standupmaths, by Matt Parker. If you love maths and stand-up or any one of them then you must subscribe to standupmaths.

  • Tom Scott is a British entertainer, educator, YouTuber, web developer and former presenter of Gadget Geeks on Sky One.

  • Veritasium is an English-language educational science channel on YouTube created by Derek Muller.

  • Vintage Space, by Amy Shira Teitel! With Vintage Space you'll get weekly videos about space-flight history, things that I'm curious about, things you guys are curious about, and things no one knew they wanted to know about!

  • Vsauce is a YouTube channel brand created by internet personality Michael Stevens. The channels feature videos relating to various scientific, psychological, mathematical, and philosophical topics, as well as gaming, technology, culture, and other topics of general interest.

And if you think there are more YouTube channels that everyone should follow then please tell them about in the comment section below.