Ah! Learning! School can sometimes feel like a drag but before you hit YouTube to watch another cat falling off of someone’s kitchen counter, why not load up one of the following videos that prove, without a doubt, that even complicated topics can be legitimately fun. Besides, what’s not to love about Professor X or Ray Charles singing the alphabet to you?
We rounded up six videos that are just plain cool from YouTube stars, celebrities, rock bands, and even the Animaniacs. And, oh yeah, you might just learn a thing or two.
1. Freshen Up Your Grammar Skills
Video courtesy of Glove and Boots
This video from "Glove and Boots" should be mandatory viewing for anyone before t̶h̶e̶r̶e̶ t̶h̶e̶i̶r̶ they're allowed to comment on the Internet.
2. This 80s Band Teaches You the Periodic Table
Video courtesy of ParticleMen
If there's one thing all kids love, it's nerdy experimental rock bands from the '80s explaining difficult concepts. Here, "They Might Be Giants" takes us through the basics of the elements in a pretty nifty animated video.
3. Bill Nye Is the Coolest
Video courtesy of Bill Nye
This could pretty much be any Bill Nye video, but this ditty on static electricity is vintage Science Guy at the top of his science game.
4. Memorize Your States and Capitals With Animaniacs
Video courtesy of dcnorton
The Animaniacs always did a great job of balancing irreverent humor with educational material. Although this one about state capitals is mostly pretty tame. And ludicrously catchy.
5. Unlearn These Misconceptions About Animals
Video courtesy of CGP Grey
Unlearn the myths learning grown up about daddy long legs, ostriches, and baby birds, and more. You’ll impress your friends with your newfound knowledge about animals.