We had a great reaction to our Top 7 YouTube Channels for Learning Math, and so we have listened to you guys and put together our favorite YouTube Science Experiment Channels. These channels are great to look through to get ideas for the classroom, and liven up a chemistry, biology or general science class.
Sick Science is a channel that shows videos and cool science experiments from Steve Spangler and SteveSpanglerScience.com. The channel has fun experiements that relate to everything from physics and chemistry, to light and sound. The videos are linked to a website that has all the experiments listed by category with detailed step by step instructions.
Fizzics is an active education company that go on the road presenting science workshops for Australian schools. They have free science experiment resources on their website, and have some cool sound related experiments like this one on their YouTube channel:
Science Bob is a life long science fan who encourages parents and teachers to practice “Random Acts of Science” by providing instructions and videos for interactive science experiments on his web site, as well as public presentations and workshops that help make science come alive. His YouTube channel features many of these experiments, including making slime, static electricity, and liquid nitrogen fun.
MCE Experiments have a small number of science experiments on their channel, but are very popular with viewers. The channel is hosted by Cody & Max, and has some nice visual experiements such as this Tornado in a Bottle:
The Quirkles is book series is comprised of 26 imaginary scientists that help children everyday, all over the world, develop a love and appreciation for science. They have some fun experiments on their YouTube page that would be great to recreate in the classroom.
Do you have any favorite science experiment channels? We would love to hear from you!
Silvia Gallagher is the Head of Content for AvatarGeneration. Her background is in online learning, virtual worlds, and educational games. In her spare time she likes riding bikes over mountains and playing around with new technology.