Science

Library Databases

Issues and Controversies

Perfect for debates and research papers. Pros, cons and background information for over 800 hot topics in politics, the environment, healthcare and more.  A great resource if you are not able to find a print book on a new or timely topic.

Science Online

Offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview in all areas of science and math. Content is organized by subject area and type of resource, such as diagrams, timelines and videos. 

On the Web

Chemicool

An interactive periodic table that gives you information on all the different elements including their history, uses and properties.

CliffsNotes Sciences

Extensive guides that lay out the basics of everything from anatomy to chemistry to psychology.

E-Flora BC

Produced by the University of British Columbia, this thorough electronic atlas of plant life and botanical ecosystems in British Columbia is a great resource for students studying plant biology who want to apply their studies locally.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Done in association with NASA, California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is chock-full of interesting articles about a huge range of astronomical topics. Whether you're looking for information on the Mars Rover or want to ask an astrobiologist a pressing question, this site has it all.

Science Buddies

A non-profit organization aimed at boosting science and technology literacies, this site has tons of awesome ideas for science projects in all different disciplines. Whether you're interested in engineering or human behaviour, science buddies has projects from basic to advanced levels.

SparkNotes

SparkNotes does solid study guides for biology, chemistry, psychology, and physics.