Category: TED-Ed Lessons

Top 5 most popular business & economics TED-Ed Lessons

Are you interested in learning more about how money gets its value, or how economic bubbles build and then burst? Level up your working knowledge of business and economics with these 5 TED-Ed Lessons. 1. What gives a dollar bill [...]

Top 5 most popular health TED-Ed Lessons

If you’re interested in building healthy habits this year and beyond, check out this playlist of TED-Ed’s top 5 most viewed health and nutrition lessons. 1. What would happen if you didn’t drink water? Water is essentially everywhere in our [...]

9 TED-Ed Lessons to celebrate World Poetry Day

Some things are best expressed by poets. To recognize the unique ability of poetry, UNESCO declared March 21st as World Poetry Day to celebrate diversity and oral tradition. In honor of the holiday, enjoy watching these 9 TED-Ed lessons on [...]

5 TED-Ed Lessons to watch on World Wildlife Day

Five years ago, the United Nations declared March 3rd as World Wildlife Day in hopes of creating support for both national and global action to protect and celebrate Earth’s rich animal and plant life. Brush up on your wildlife knowledge [...]

Character design 101: How to infuse a drawing with personality

How do you give a drawing of a zebra finch a clear personality? How can you use your personal relationships to infuse a drawing with character? TED-Ed animator Lisa LaBracio, who directed and animated our lesson “How do birds learn [...]

What we know (and don’t know) about cancer

February 4th is #WorldCancerDay. Watch these six TED-Ed Lessons to get more informed about cancerous cells, how they spread and some methods people are using to fight the disease head on. 1. Why is it so hard to cure cancer? [...]

Art + Science: How the work of George Seurat inspired a TED-Ed Animation on emergence

Let’s go behind the scenes of one recent TED-Ed Lesson, How do schools of fish swim in harmony?, which examines the concept of emergence. In this TED-Ed Lesson, the animated style just so happens to have been largely influenced by the pointillist [...]