Dr. Phil Plait’s Crash Course series in astronomy covers a huge number of astronomical topics, from familiar nearby planets to the furthest reaches of the Cosmos. Episodes are arranged around a single topic, which Plait covers in a friendly and engaging way, suitable for all ages.
While rigorous about the science, Plait brings his excitement of discovery, and awe at the scale and beauty of the universe to the forefront of each talk. Students will definitely look forward to each 10-15 minute episode.
Content warning: nerdly puns.