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Applied Science & Technology Source
Full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied science and computing disciplines from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.
How to Do a Science Fair Project
Need help getting started on your science fair project? In this video series, a NASA Jet Propulsion Lab scientist, engineer and educator team up to help you learn how to craft your very own idea for a great science fair project and see it through to completion.
Merck Veterinary Manual
Provides concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.
National Science Digital Library
An online portal for education and research on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. For students and educators from elementary through college. Funded by the National Science Foundation
Science Reference Center
Searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results
Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.
“Science We Can Do Together” Did you know that you can help scientists answer questions about human and environmental health? Citizen science invites anyone to participate in projects that need your help from almost anywhere! You’ll find an introduction to citizen science, curated projects to jump into and more resources from SciStarter’s partners at the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM).
World of Scientific Biography
Online encyclopedia of scientific biography. Fully searchable, and also browseable alphabetically.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Space Telescope Science Institute
Programs and information on the Hubble Space Telescope and more.
World of Astronomy
Online encyclopedia of astronomy terms and formulas. Fully searchable, and also browsable alphabetically and by topic.
Animal Diversity Web
An online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification and conservation biology at the University of Michigan
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Extensive database of species that are threatened, endangered, or extinct.
Genetic science learning center.
USDA PLANTS Database
Provides standardized information about the plants of the U.S. and its territorie
Online encyclopedia of chemistry terms and formulas. Fully searchable, and also browsable alphabetically and by topic.
Drinking Water Dashboard
A tool from the EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance History Online database to track public water systems for compliance with the laws for safe and clean drinking water. State Dashboards do not display correctly in Google Chrome. Please use another web browser, such as Firefox, Edge, or Internet Explorer.
Coverage for students and scholars in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and related areas of study.
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
Research and data on the Great Lakes ecosystem & environment.
The Encyclopedia of Earth
An online reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The EoE is a free, expert-reviewed collection of content contributed by scholars, professionals, educators, practitioners and other experts who collaborate and review each other’s work. Useful to students, educators, scholars, professionals, as well as to the general public.
Described as the web’s most extensive mathematics resource, this site includes a Mathworld Classroom.
A computational knowledge engine that is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world’s facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics.
World of Physics
Encyclopedia of physics terms and formulas. Fully searchable, and also browseable alphabetically and by topic.