We took our time scouring the STEM TikTok community to curate this list of our favorite accounts sharing videos about science and engineering. We hope this list will help you find community in the STEM fields and feed your passion for science in your free time. From educational to hilarious, this list has it all!
Are you curious about the structure of our bodies? Would you like to know how our organs work? Institute of Human Anatomy is for you! With 6.5M followers, they answer questions and share interesting facts about human biology. Have you ever wondered why we have different blood types? Well, watch this.
When you look at the sky at night, you can see millions of stars and maybe even Jupiter, the biggest planet in our solar system. But what is Jupiter like? Luckily, @astroathens has some fun facts for you about Jupiter below. This is a great account to follow for news, random facts, and stories about space.
Reply to @januarydinonugget this is fun ask more questions♬ original sound - astroathens
Learning is easier when it’s fun. That’s why we love watching these entertaining chemistry TikTok videos like this Nitrogen Rocket, created by turning a bottle into a rocket using liquid nitrogen. If you love watching reactions and experiments, check out Cool Chemistry Guy! Just be careful doing these at home and make sure to wear proper protective equipment, OK?
Another fun science TikTok account is Techience sharing videos of chemistry experiments and entertaining facts like this one about Neon, the 2nd noble gas. Feed your hungry mind with science by checking out his account.
Do you know much about DNA and have you ever seen the actual molecule? How about the DNA of a strawberry? Got you curious, right? Well, check out this video from Phillip Cook, the man behind @chemteacherphil on TikTok with more than 3 million followers. Phillip Cook is described as “TikTok’s Favorite Chemistry Teacher”. With his entertaining personality, he makes learning chemistry so much fun!
I was going to become a polymer chemist, but the work was too repetitive. #learnontiktok♬ Oblivion - Grimes
If you find science tricks and experiments entertaining, then you’ll love the videos from @melscience. He’s like your favorite physics teacher! This video makes you think that a candle is burning underwater but it's actually just clever physics!
Ever wonder why planets orbit the sun? Or why moons orbit the planets? The answer lies in the invisible forces of gravity. Dominic has a great little experiment showing you how gravity works below! We’re sure you can find answers to all of your science questions if you follow his TikTok!
Neil deGrasse Tyson is a name you probably know. He is known as an astrophysicist who shares endless fun science facts through radio and television like the one below where he explains the “speed” of gravity. Lucky for us he made the move to TikTok so check out his account!
In math class, we’re sure you’ve learned about π, which is known as Pi. The value of Pi is 3.1415926535897… and the value literally continues forever. But where did Pi come from? The Physics House has a unique way of explaining the origin of Pi and other science topics by making them entertaining and easy to understand.
The OG of teaching science in the 90’s is none other than Bill Nye the Science Guy! It seems like Bill isn’t slowing down because he’s now sharing his science on TikTok. Here’s a quirky video from Bill reminding you why you need to wash your hands!
Do you love engineering? Drake Anthony (a.k.a. styro_pyro on TikTok) is like a mad scientist. His experiments and machines look very dangerous but are beyond cool. His content ranges from butterfly facts to playing with electricity that could instantly kill a human! In the name of science, Drake does some crazy demos to spread knowledge through science-focused entertainment.
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For an engineering and technology enthusiast, Interesting Engineering is a perfect community that brings the latest technological news, ground-breaking scientific discoveries, and interesting engineering projects from around the world. Take a look at this video of a car that can be moved with hand gestures. How cool is that?
#engineering You can speed up, spin around, and move this car using only hand gestures. 🚙 🎥 @kking091♬ original sound - intengineering
This amazing video shows a view of a rocket launch from the International Space Station. If you love space and rockets, follow Astro Spaceflight! Join their community of space enthusiasts to keep up with the latest news in space technology!
Want to know a trick on how to multiply quickly without using a calculator? Here’s a tutorial! Math With Miss Chang makes learning math easier with tons of tips and tricks that will help you save time and frustration. Where were these tricks when I was learning math?!
Having a hard time with math? The Jax Tutor is here to help you by answering common math questions and problems. This is a great way to learn while on social media. While you’re here, check out this video explaining the domain of a function.
Do you love animals? Jay Brewer’s TikTok @jayprehistoricpets is the right place for you! Jay founded Reptile Zoo and has been around since 1988! His videos pack tons of knowledge about a huge variety of animals including this beautiful rainbow-colored python!
NileRed is a famous science TikTok user with 3.7M followers and has gathered almost 64M likes. The person behind the account is Nigel Braun who loves doing chemistry experiments and sharing them with his millions of followers around the world. Here’s his most popular TikTok video with over 44M views in which he explains what Bromine is.
Engineeringdaily is your daily dose of engineering videos. It’s the perfect channel for you if you love engineering. They share videos about feats of engineering, information on different types of machinery, and people using clever engineering to solve problems like the one below.
If you are a programmer then you can relate to the videos by @blondiebytes where she shares her journey as a software engineer. Her videos are also super helpful if you want to start learning coding.
Maggie’s passion is science and she’s eager to learn more about our universe and share it with as many people as she can. She has tons of videos explaining science in a fun way that is both educational and easy to understand.
Darrion Nguyen (a.k.a. lab_shenanigans) makes hilarious yet easy-to-understand science content. He applies his biochemistry background as a science influencer to generate engaging and informative science content for students, professionals, and anyone who’s ever worked in a lab.
and that’s on fermentation 💦♬ Original Sound - Unknown
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