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SCIENCE

 

DATABASES

  • Agriculture Collection
    Provides a comprehensive view of and access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

  • Environmental Studies and Policy
    Answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content.

  • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture
    Focuses on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

  • General Science Collection
    Key subjects covered include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

  • Psychology Collection
    Supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology.

  • Today's Science
    Tailored to students and teachers, including tips for writing research papers, a guide to putting together a science fair project, experiments and presentations.

 

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ONLINE COURSES

SCIENCE WITH UNIVERSAL CLASS

Astronomy 101
Explore our night sky, constellations, our solar system, our galaxy, and what lies beyond the far reaches of space.

Biology 101
Topics will include: Methods of Biological Studies, Chemistry Fundamentals, Cell Biology, The Study of Genetics (Heredity and Molecular), Origin and Principles of Evolution, the Dynamics of Populations, Ecosystem Structures and other Ecology Topics.

Chemistry 101
Lessons include: Atoms & Molecules, Chemical Foundations, Chemical Reactions, Gases, Bonding and more.

Electronics 101
This course presents an overview of the fundamentals of electric/electronic circuit analysis, starting with an overview of electrical theory and moving to simple circuit components like power supplies, resistors, capacitors, and inductors.

Geology 101
In this course, you will learn about: Geology History; Fossils and Earth History--Geologic Time; Fossils and Earth History--The Eons and Eras; Rock types; Geomagnetism; Plate Tectonics; Recycling and Renewal; Erosion; The Rock Cycle; Rocks and Minerals; Gemstones and Mining.

Marine Biology 101
In this course, you will learn about life in the ocean depths, at the Polar extremes, in coral reefs, estuaries, and in the open sea.

Physics 101
This course focuses on some of the critical mathematical tools required for studying physics and is geared toward students with a basic knowledge of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.

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WEBSITES

  • BBC Science
    Science stories that cover every part of the globe and beyond, and do so with sharp, concise reporting.

  • National Geographic
    Making science relatable whether you're a scientist or armchair enthusiast.

  • NPR Science
    Their audio news stories cover a broad range of science topics, delving into global issues like climate change and conservation as well as investigating technology innovation, new directions in space exploration and the latest discoveries in health and medicine.

  • Science.gov
    Gateway to U.S. Federal Science. Searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results..

  • Smithsonian
    Explore science and nature with the Smithsonian Institute.

  • Scientific American
    Whether you're in the mood for a 60-second podcast or a sprawling special report, SciAm has you covered with smart takes on science, culture, policy and everywhere the three intersect.

  • Websites for Kids
    Great websites for kids about science, brought to you by the ALA.