Science

Databases

Science Online
Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

Science Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Sociological Collection
This database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Sociological Collection offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Websites

Discover Life
Interactive encyclopedia with over 1 million species of plants, vertebrates, insects and fungi

Encyclopedia of Life
Global access to knowledge about life on Earth

Science Friday
Listen to segments of the popular NPR science program

Science in Seconds
Coolest science news condensed to two minutes or less

Science.gov
Gateway to U.S. federal science databases and websites

Science360
Latest science videos from scientist, universities, the National Science Foundation and more

VisionLearning
Resource for educational content in science

Zooniverse
Assist with scientific research projects online