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  • Encyclopedia of Life
    The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is an ambitious project to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites - one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species. The entry-point for each site is a species page suitable for the general public, but with several linked pages aimed at more specialized users.


  • Environmental News Network
    Use the Environmental News Network's web site to stay current on recent environmental news topics. Recent issues discussed on this site have included environmentalism as a religious issue, environmental justice, agricultural research reports by university scientists, and the health benefits of cherries grown in Michigan.


  • New Scientist is your ultimate science and technology Web site. Updated throughout the day, their global network of specialist correspondents provide comprehensive coverage of science and technology news.
  • Science Reference Center
    What is it? Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Why use it? Designed to meet every student researchers needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.



  • Scientific American
    Scientific American, the oldest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 150 years.


  • Web Elements Periodic Table
    This site offers two levels of detail: student/scholar and professional/researcher. Both allow the user to select an element and display a basic profile. Clicking on the "Index" tab displays a massive table of contents with links to properties of the elements. Specific profiles (compounds, electronic, physical), may also be selected and displayed. This site claims the distinction of being the first to display the periodic table on the web.


  • Whatis?.com
    Whatis?.com provides thorough definitions of thousands of computer, telecommunications, and Internet-related terms, along with links to sites where you can find more information.