Science

Databases

Available in            the LibraryAvailable from HomeBiomes and Ecosystems (Salem Press) (in-library and home access)
Illustrates the biology, geography, history and ecological importance of biomes and ecosystems around the world.
Available in the Library Available  from Home Chemical Compounds (in-library and home access)
This eBook defines what a chemical compound is, how elements combine to form compounds, and an A-Z list of compounds and their characteristics. Part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library
Available in the Library Available  from Home GreenFILE (in-library and home access)
Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

Websites

Classification of Living Things
An introduction to the principles of taxonomy with a focus on human classification categories.
Earthtrends: Environmental Information
From the World Resources Institute, find maps and country profiles for environmental change
How Products are Made
This is the electronic counterpart of the 7 volume set How Products are Made published by Thomson Gale. Entries include history, manufacturing process, materials used, how the item works and a brief bibliography.
How Stuff Works
From electronics to money to travel, find out how something works. Includes comparative pricing information for many products.
Photographic Periodic Table of Elements
Physics.org
A guide to physics on the Web.
Plant Database
Search by common or scientific name. Distribution, photos, classification
Rainbow of Gems
A listing of minerals and gemstones with descriptions.
Science Daily
News and articles in science, health, and the environment.
Science.gov
Gateway site to authoritative selected scientific information from U.S. agencies
Scirus
Scirus is a specialty search engine for science. Sources searched include web sites, reports, and journal entries.
The Why Files - The Science Behind the News
The science behind the news.
Webmath
Use this online help site to solve math problems
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