Amid the quarantine season due to the threat of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Netflix releases a series of original content for free on
The free Netflix shows and features are purely educational documentaries aimed at students who are trapped at home. Before the massive lockdowns, Netflix has allowed teachers and educators to screen their documentaries in classrooms. But due to the premature closing of schools, students and teachers can instead continue learning using the online platforms.
For parents, you can check the educational resources that Netflix is providing first for ratings appropriate
Of course, the Youtube channel is open to everyone. If you fancy binge-watching on nature documentary Our Planet, investigative series called Explained or design-focused Abstract: The Art of Design then, by all means, you can take advantage of this Netflix offer.
List of Netflix Shows Free on
Explained (Series) – In partnership with Vox Media Studios and Vox, this enlightening explainer series will take viewers deep inside a wide range of culturally relevant topics, questions, and ideas.
Our Planet (Series) – Narrated by Sir David Attenborough This eight-part series will explore the unique and precious wonders of our natural world from the creators of the award-winning series Planet Earth.
Abstract: The Art of Design (Series) – This series takes you beyond blueprints into the art, science, and philosophy of design. The series goes inside the minds of the world’s greatest designers, showcasing the most inspiring visionaries from a variety of disciplines whose work shapes our culture and future.
13th (Film) – An extraordinary and galvanizing documentary that refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.”
Period. End of Sentence. (Short) – A documentary that tells the story of women who lead a quiet revolution in a rural village outside Delhi, India. They fight against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation.
Babies (Series) – This landmark series explores the miracle of the first full year of life through the pioneering work of leading scientists from across the globe. The series examines the epic journey that every person embarks on, from helpless newborn to independent toddler.
Chasing Coral (Film) – This film taps into the collective will and wisdom of an ad man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen.
Knock Down the House (Film) – Four exceptional women mount grassroots campaigns against powerful incumbents in Knock Down the House, a galvanic and inspiring look at the 2018 midterm elections that tipped the balance of power.
The White Helmets (Short) – This original short documentary, set in Aleppo, Syria, and Turkey in early 2016, follows three volunteer rescue workers as they put everything on the line to save civilians affected by the war, all the while wracked with worry about the safety of their loved ones.
Zion (Short) – A gripping portrait of Zion Clark, a young wrestler born without legs who grew up in foster care.