Science

Science Resources



  • Biomes - Find out about the major biomes of the world.
  • Biowarfare - A PBS companion website to the “Bioterror” show which aired on November 13, 2001, the site includes a history of biowarfare, future germ defenses, interviews with biowarriors, making vaccines, and a teacher's guide.
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, NRDC Nuclear Notebook - View information on nuclear weapons and weapons facilities throughout the world.
  • Creative Chemistry - Access activities, worksheets, puzzles, molecular models, and much more.
  • Elemental Data Index - View information from the Physics Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • eNature.com - View field guides to both plants and animals with color photos, as well as endangered and threatened species, backyard habitats, and much more.
  • Encyclopedia of Life - The Encyclopedia of Life is an ecosystem of websites that makes all key information about all life on Earth accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world.
  • Evolution - Online lessons, videos, and a library of multimedia resources for high school biology students from PBS.
  • Gray's Anatomy - The Bartleby.com edition of Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings, many in color, from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.
  • Hubble Site - This is NASA's site about the Hubble Telescope including images, news, facts, games, and much more.
  • Inventors Hall of Fame - This is an alphabetical list of inventors inducted into the hall of fame with their induction date, invention, and a short biography.
  • IUCN - Research threatened, endangered, or vulnerable animals and plants information provided by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
  • Landscape Horticulture - This database from Auburn University can be used to identify leaves, trees, plants, and flowers. Search by Latin or common name or use the leaf identification questionnaire to narrow your search.
  • Physics Classroom - This website includes a large selection of videos covering the common physics principles discussed in a first-year high school physics course. The animation and discussion have been written specifically for high school physics students. An online tutorial is also part of this site in the Physics Classroom.
  • Planetary Science Websites - This site offers a list of websites compiled by Walter Kiefer, of the Lunar and Planetary Institute. The list is divided into categories including NASA centers, flight projects, data archives, the solar system, asteroids and comets, educational sites, and much more.
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) - This is an open-access publication by scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature freely available to the public.
  • Science Daily - This website's aim is "..delivering science news in its original, unedited format directly from the source (in this case, the news bureaus and public affairs offices of major universities and research institutions)." It also includes links to major science news sources and 300 science newsgroups.
  • Science Online - Science Online is a Facts on File Online database that has biographies, essays, definitions, experiments, and timelines.
  • Sparticl - Collects resources from across the web in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM. Sparticl includes answers to science questions, images, videos, games, and hands-on activities, all curated by a team of experts. 
  • Today's Science - Today's Science is a Facts on File Database written especially for students. It includes science in the headlines, research topic help, science experiment help, and mush more.
  • WebElements™ - Utilize the periodic table on the web to learn all about it.