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Videos: Find Science Videos

Find educational videos to use for your class or project, or create your own videos.

Next Vista for Learning

Next Vista For Learning provides a library of free videos made by and for teachers and students everywhere.  Throughout the school year Next Vista hosts video creation contests for students and teachers.

Crash Course

"Six awesome courses in one awesome channel: John Green teaches you US History and Hank Green teaches you Chemistry. Check out the playlists for past courses in World History, Biology, Literature, and Ecology."


Gooru is a service that aims to provide teachers and students with an extensive collection of videos, interactive displays, documents, diagrams, and quizzes for learning about topics in math, social studies, and science. As a Gooru member you have access to hundreds of resources according to subject areas such as social studies, chemistry, biology, ecology, algebra, calculus, and more. Within each subject area you can look for resources according to media type such as video, interactive display, slides, text, and lesson plans. When you find resources that you want to use, drag them to the resources folder within your account. Gooru also offers you the option to add resources to your folders even if you did not find them within Gooru.


The authoer of ScienceFix has a YouTube channel with video demonstrations created for middle school science.


MIT Tech TV is a collection of thousands of videos produced by students and faculty at MIT covering topics in engineering, education, science, the humanities, and more. Roughly 300 of the MIT Tech TV videos are also available on their YouTube channel There are a couple of playlists within the channel that could be of interest to high school and middle school science teachers. MIT Engineering K-12 is a set of twenty-six videos in which MIT students explain and demonstrate things like gas pressure, gravity, Boyle's Law, and the shape of sound waves. MIT Physics Demonstrations is a playlist of 44 short demonstrations. The videos don't have narration, just the demonstration. The explanation of the principle demonstrated is found in the description below each video. 

PBS Video

PBS Video is a great place to find high quality documentaries on many different topics.  Most of the videos on PBS Video can be embedded into your blog or website.

Steve Spangler Science

The Spangler Effect is a YouTube channel from Steve Spanglere Science.  Unlike his popular Sick Science videos which are no more than short demonstrations of science experiments students and parents can do at home, The Spangler Effect  videos offer longer (15 minutes or so) explanations of science experiments. The Spangler Effect videos explain the science of do-it-yourself experiments and how you can recreate those experiments at home or in your classroom.

Bozeman Science

This site by science teacher Paul Andersen, who has created hundreds of science videos that have been viewed millions of times by students and teachers around the world. 

Learners TV

Learners TV has organized hundreds of academic videos including several science animations.

NASA eClips

NASA eClips is organized according to grade level with playlists intended for elementary school, middle school, and high school.