Top YouTube Channels for Science and Math Teachers and Students

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Below is a round-up of some wonderful educational YouTube channels for Math and Science teachers. These channels are taken from a long list that comprises more than 170 YouTube channels.


1- Mr. Robb’s Math Videos:
This channel originally started out as a means for students to remember their lessons after class has been dismissed, but grew into an exceptionally comprehensive resource on almost all things mathematical.
 Mathademics is a community learning tool based out of Northern Illinois. Mathcast video tutorials are created by certified teachers who are dedicated to improving and making learning accessible to all students.
This is a useful channel that provides several tutoring math videos covering different topics including basic math lessons, calculator tips, and brain teasers.

4- Numberphile: If you are a math teacher who wants to teach numbers differently, this channel has some videos to help you do it.
With nearly 200,000 subscribers, this channel is considered to be one of the best math channels on YouTube. It has videos on different topics such as calculus, derivatives, differential equations, limits, integrals, and more.
 For geometry formula derivations and more.
With clear, short, entertaining videos, learn the basics of statistics from an expert teacher.

Physical Sciences
The most popular educational channel on YouTube, second only to Khan Academy.
A one-man science academy, this former Pink Palace educator covers radioactivity, the science of credit cards, making butter, and many more interesting and entertaining topics.
 This channel offers hundreds of video lessons in biology, chemistry, physics, math, English, test prep, and more. The videos are nothing more than an instructor lecturing with a whiteboard for a few minutes, but are great if a student needs a refresher on a science topic.
These fun videos combine rhythm with science for enhanced learning. Check out Carl Sagan singing We Are All Connected or Morgan Freeman crooning over quantum physics (which, by the way, has over 4 million views).

5- Bad Astronomy: Bad Astronomy is devoted to debunking myths and misconceptions about astronomy. How much pressure does it take to crush a concrete cylinder? How do meteorites from Mars get to Earth? Find out from The Bad Astronomer.
New Scientist brings you videos and podcasts covering science, technology, space, the environment, and more. An international team of expert journalists brings you the latest innovations and ideas in science and technology, from a canyon discovered under an ice sheet in Greenland to footage of a mouse heart using human cells to beat again.

7- ReelNASA:
 This channel brings you videos showing the latest happenings at NASA and the newest developments in space exploration.
The channel features talks by Richard Dawkins, the Oxford evolutionary biologist, as well as others influenced by his thought.

9- ScienCentral
Making sense of science on an everyday level, this channel produces science and technology content for television, video, and the web. From broadcast news features to educational products, it covers the medical, environmental, and technological issues that affect daily life.
UCSF features videos that will educate patients, caregivers and health professionals about the various forms of neurodegenerative diseases. The diseases covered here include Alzheimer’s, Frontotemporal dementia, and Creutzfelt-Jakob Disease. This year’s research education event covered Memory, Medications, and Money and the latest Healthy Aging techniques.
Beloved American children’s show host Bill Nye presents a number of quality videos on a wide range of scientific principles.
Take students on a wondrous voyage through space, courtesy of NASA researchers, developers, staff, astronauts and equipment.
This small but comprehensive channel introduces students to dinosaurs, rocks, and other fascinating facets of natural history.
The University of Washington curates collections of natural history and cultural heritage through this terrific channel, which includes videos on Coast Salish Art, unearthing Giant Turtle fossils, Why We Eat What We Eat, Tropical Bats, Plastic Recycling, and much more.

15- Animal Planet
Animal Planet is the world’s only entertainment brand that immerses viewers in the full range of life in the animal kingdom with rich, deep content via multiple platforms and offers animal lovers and pet owners access to a centralized online, television, and mobile community for immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment, information, and enrichment.
 This channel’s 175,000 followers learn about outer space, new technology, earth science basics, and more.
Steve Spangler’s science demonstrations are best suited for young audiences or older students needing a quick and easy refresher on the basic principles at play.

18- Science Magazine: This channel explores multiple disciplines and facets of science but isn’t quite as popular as the Science Channel.

19- Carl Sagan’s COSMOS: Perfect for physics and astronomy classes, these classic videos of the beloved Carl Sagan engage and educate.
 Brought to you by Taylor & Francis, this channel includes some outstanding videos and animations pertaining to cellular and molecular biology.

21- Nat Geo Wild
This National Geographic channel narrows its focus to animals, their behavior, and their relationships with the surrounding ecosystems.
 From the University of Nottingham comes the ultimate channel for all things chemistry, including a video about each element on the periodic table and new videos each week about science news, interesting molecules, and more.
 An obvious source for geology and earth sciences teachers. The British Geological Survey (BGS) is the nation’s principal supplier of objective, impartial, and up-to-date geological expertise and information. BGS carries out research in areas including energy and natural resources, vulnerability to environmental change and hazards, and Earth System Science, often in collaboration with the national and international scientific academic community.

24- Wildlife Conservation Society: This channel introduces learners to the importance of conservation and environmentalism. The videos serve as informative guides on what works and what doesn’t in the conservation circle, and what would happen if humanity stopped caring.
A channel from the massive museum featuring exhibits on natural history, astronomy, and marine sciences.

26- Centre for Inquiry Canada: A great resource for encouraging scientific inquiry, reason, freedom of thought, and secularism.

27- National Audubon Society: Audubon’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity. This channel features videos on migration, markings, habitat protection, and more.
 Another University of Nottingham venture, this channel demystifies the common symbols used in astronomy and physics, covering momentum, relativity, quantum mechanics, magnets, currents, and much more.
 The UN’s channel dedicated to discussing global warming and other environmental issues. A great resource for debate material and current research.