10 TED-Ed Videos Every Student Should Check Out

June 12th, 2015 | Posted by GradeMiners

‘Educational videos? Yikes! As if I weren’t tired enough of being educated at uni.’

If that’s what you are thinking when you hear ‘educational videos’, TED-Ed’s YouTube channel will make you change your mind. Unlike your regular classroom lectures, TED-Ed videos teach you about TRULY interesting things. Things you probably didn’t know about, but totally should.

There’s a good chance you’ve already seen and enjoyed TED-Ed videos, but if you didn’t, it’s time to discover them. Here are 10 most popular educational videos from the channel. Check them out!

1) How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries

Hmm… May be your own scientific discovery is just around the corner?

Should we eat bugs?

Students on a budget may discover a new free source of nutrition.

The unexpected math behind Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”

Math? Behind a Van Gogh’s painting? That’s intriguing.

The loathsome, lethal mosquito

Mosquitos are annoying, but that’s probably not all you need to know about them.

How playing an instrument benefits your brain

May be that guitar you bought last summer wasn’t a bad investment after all?

Questions no one knows the answers to (Full Version)

Does this cover ‘Why students get so much homework?’ Probably not, but still worth watching.

What are those floaty things in your eye?

Seriously, what on Earth ARE those things?

Just how small is an atom?

As small as the amount of sleep you get, or even smaller?

What makes tattoos permanent

There’s no such thing as a temporary summer tattoo. Deal with it.

How sugar affects the brain


Could it be that Coke and cookies help you study better?
Hope you enjoyed the most interesting educational stuff the Internet has to offer! If you did, don’t forget to share this list with friends, so they can enjoy the TED-Ed videos, too.

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