AccessScience features biographies of scientists, late-breaking science news, links to related websites, study guides, additional reading, research ideas, and a listing of Nobel Prize winners. This science encyclopedia is searchable by keyword or topic.
This collection of more than four hundred titles is focused on agriculture and its related fields: from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture. Although the majority of the content in this database is available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, there is some original subject-specific content as well.
Amazing Animals of the World is a very colorful and interesting resource for elementary school students and above. It provides information on different animal species for reports and also includes learning games such as the "Jungle Jumble."
This retrospective index covers periodical articles from 1913 to 1983. Find information about a wide variety of applied science specialties: acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks, and nuclear engineering; from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers' guides, directories, and conference proceedings.
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This is an in-depth astronomy encyclopedia written by experts. Read the latest news in astronomy and astrophysics, look up terms in the dictionary, read the featured article of the week, and check out related astronomy websites. This source also includes biographies of famous astronomers.
The Environmental Studies & Policy Collection includes articles from 1980 to the present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. All of the courses are free and led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally-known authors. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
The General Science Collection includes articles from 1980 to the present. Although the content in this database is also available through the Academic OneFile and/or General OneFile databases, this collection limits your search to publications specific to this topic.
In this resource you will find the National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month embargo), two hundred National Geographic Kids books, and five hundred kid-friendly, downloadable images. It offers endless opportunities for kids to explore their world and instills a love of learning, nature, and other cultures.
National Geographic Magazine is the official journal of the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit educational and scientific organizations. This archive collection includes every page and every photograph from 1888 through 1994.
Science in Context contains thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations. The latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over two hundred magazines and academic journals and links to quality websites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.
Science Online offers complete, education-oriented information on basically every scientific discipline – from Forensic Science to Physics to Marine Science. They have a huge database of experiments and activities (over thirteen hundred!) that you can find by subject or grade. Science Online also has nearly nine thousand images, illustrations and diagrams as well as over five hundred videos.
Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered 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. Science Reference Center also includes articles for teachers correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
ScienceFlix is for students interested in learning more about science. It includes topics such as earth science, life science, space, health, technology, and more. You’ll also find science projects and experiments you can try!
Designed to support current curriculums, ScienceSource Collection offers easy access to thousands of articles on various sciences including earth, health, life, medical, physical, and applied sciences which will help to explain scientific concepts. Included in ScienceSource are encyclopedia entries providing background information as well as biographies of important scientists.
Read issues of Scientific American magazine from January 1993 to the present. You can search the archive by keyword, title, author, or date. You can also browse by issue. PLEASE NOTE: this website indexes Scientific American articles prior to 1993, however the library only offers access to the full-text articles from January 1993 to the present.
Today’s Science bridges the gap between what you learn about science in school and the amazing discoveries scientists are actually making in the real world. All of the articles are easy to read and some are even written by the scientists who are involved in recent breakthroughs. Today’s Science has over two thousand biographies of scientists that you can search, and they have curriculum tools like activities, research tools, and teaching aids that are great for students or teachers.
Universal Class offers over 500 courses that are both self-paced and instructor-led. Classes offered cover a wide variety of topics from accounting, computers, and writing to cooking, crafts, and pet care. There is something for almost anyone. You will need to register on the Universal Class site before you can sign up for classes.