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General Science

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.gov

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

ScienceFlix

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.

Astronomy

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

World of Astronomy

Online encyclopedia of astronomy terms and formulas. Fully searchable, and also browsable alphabetically and by topic.

Biology/Life Science

Animal Diversity Web

An online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification and conservation biology at the University of Michigan

USDA PLANTS Database

Provides standardized information about the plants of the U.S. and its territorie

Chemistry

Chemistry

Online encyclopedia of chemistry terms and formulas. Fully searchable, and also browsable alphabetically and by topic.

Earth Science/Environment

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.

Environment Complete

Coverage for students and scholars in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and related areas of study.

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.

Math

Wolfram Mathworld

Described as the web’s most extensive mathematics resource, this site includes a Mathworld Classroom.

WolframAlpha

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.

Physics

World of Physics

Encyclopedia of physics terms and formulas. Fully searchable, and also browseable alphabetically and by topic.