Train your gray matter and get smarter! Tons of amazing courses, videos about shocking, contradictory, mysterious, funny, strange and mind-blowing facts, scientific topics that challenge our expectations and make us even more curious and a lot of educational video games for your little ones, too. All that and much more in this category on Best YouTube Channels.

1. SmarterEveryDay

5,595,973 subscribers
I explore the world using science. That's pretty much all there is to it. Watch 2 videos. If you learn something AWESOME, please subscribe if you feel like I earned it.

2. Vsauce

13,288,416 subscribers
Our World is Amazing. Vsauce was created by Michael Stevens in the summer of 2010.

3. The King of Random

9,404,604 subscribers
I’m Grant Thompson - “The King of Random” and I make weekly videos dedicated to exploring life through all kinds of life hacks, experiments, and random weekend projects. If you’re passionate about making things and looking for new projects to try, watch some of the things I’ve done.

4. National Geographic

8,221,763 subscribers
Inspiring people to care about the planet! National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible.

5. CrashCourse

7,726,975 subscribers
Tons of awesome courses on one awesome channel! Nicole Sweeney teaches you sociology, Carrie Anne Philbin teaches you computer science, Craig Benzine teaches film history, and Mike Rugnetta is teaching mythology! Check out the playlists for past courses in physics, philosophy, games, economics, U.S. government and politics, astronomy, anatomy & physiology, world history, biology, literature, ecology, chemistry, psychology, and U.S. history.


7,921,167 subscribers
Your weekly dose of fun and interesting science.

7. Alltime10s

5,326,392 subscribers
We are Alltime10s and we aim to bring you the most informative, fascinating and engaging top 10 videos on YouTube.

8. minutephysics

4,355,990 subscribers
Simply put cool physics and other sweet science.

9. TED Ed

6,653,543 subscribers
Without TED-Ed this list would be incomplete. TED-Ed channel provides some amazing educational video content to use in your social studies class. Most videos are short five minute long animations covering a plethora of topics from language to history.

10. CGP Grey

3,417,197 subscribers
Though not often science or engineering based, an engineer would be hard pressed to turn off a CGP Grey video. His information is sound and his visuals are cute without being annoying. His focus on social and political issues, however, like the debt limit and how to become Pope, to see Grey’s scientific mind in motion.

11. SciShow

5,013,016 subscribers
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!

12. Veritasium

4,742,074 subscribers
An element of truth - videos about science, education, and anything else I find interesting.

13. TheBackyardScientist

3,404,885 subscribers
Aloha YouTubers, I am The Backyard Scientist! I like to make videos of all the crazy stuff I do. From exploding arrows to making instruments, molten aluminum to science/chemistry experiments - I do it so you don't have to! I'm always thinking of more stuff to do, if you have an idea, id love to hear it!

14. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

6,256,370 subscribers
Videos explaining things with optimistic nihilism. We are a small team who want to make science look beautiful. Because it is beautiful.

15. Vox

4,125,587 subscribers
Vox helps you cut through the noise and understand what's driving events in the headlines and in our lives, on everything from Taxes to Terrorism to Taylor Swift. Vox Video is Joe Posner, Joss Fong, Estelle Caswell, Johnny Harris, Phil Edwards, Carlos Waters, Gina Barton, Liz Scheltens, Liz Plank, Christophe Haubursin, Carlos Maza, Coleman Lowndes, Matteen Mokalla, Dion Lee, Dean Peterson, Mac Schneider, Valerie Lapinski and the staff of

16. Khan Academy

3,987,754 subscribers
Our mission to provide a world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

17. Seeker

3,298,401 subscribers
Seeker exists where technology, innovation, and the future collide. We celebrate relentless curiosity with an insatiable drive to question, inspire, and create.

18. list25

2,369,462 subscribers
List25 creates amazing lists on a variety of subjects. New lists every Monday through Friday to consistently conciliate your curiosity!