Databases & eBooks
Digital library resources. Log in using your library card number.
An encyclopedia with audio options, especially for emergent readers.
Articles on all aspects of science, from journals, magazines, and newspapers in the U.S. and abroad. Browse Hot Topics, the Subject Index, or Biographies, or search by keyword/phrase. Log in using your library card number.
Useful, librarian-reviewed websites from around the Internet.
Encyclopedia of Life
A new project to create an online reference source and database for every one of the 1.8 million species that are named and known on this planet.
Exploratorium: Museum of Science
Learn about the fascinating science behind music, sports, technology, and more, through interactive online exhibits and games.
Exploring Nature Educational Resource
Facts about and illustrations of animals, plants, and the human body.
Federal Communications Commission Kids Zone
Information on communications technology for kids.
Find doctor-approved health information that you can understand! This site includes awesome articles, fun features, and interactive activities about you and your body.
How Stuff Works
Created and maintained by Marshall Brain (his real name!), this site has lots of articles explaining how different things work, such as engines, electronics, the Internet, and much more.
Internet Public Library: Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Guide to websites that will help you create an awesome science fair project. Includes sites on everything from understanding the scientific method, to coming up with an interesting topic, to putting together your final project and research paper.
NASA Mission: Science
Information about the planets, the sun, and other heavenly bodies. Includes photos, movies, games, instructions for hands-on experiments, and more.