Netflix Freebie: Educational Documentaries Now on YouTube for Students [VIDEOS]

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For students learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new educational resource is available online, thanks to Netflix. The streaming giant has added educational documentaries for free streaming on its YouTube channel.

“For many years, Netflix has allowed teachers to screen documentaries in their classrooms,” writes Netflix, adding, “However, this isn’t possible with schools closed. So at their request, we have made a selection of our documentary features and series available on our YouTube channel.”

The documentaries are available in English, while Netflix says “subtitles in more than a dozen languages will be available later this week.”

You can check out the list of what’s available below:

  • 13th (Film)
  • Abstract (Series – Season 1)
  • Babies (Series – select episodes)
  • Chasing Coral (Film)
  • Explained (Series – select episodes)
  • Knock Down the House (Film)
  • Our Planet (Series)
  • Period. End of Sentence. (Short)
  • The White Helmets (Short)
  • Zion (Short)

There are 34 total videos available for free on the Netflix YouTube channel. Each documentary includes educational resources for students, teachers and parents, available here.