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Online Resources: Science & Technology

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Premium Resources

These resources are available in the library, and can also be used by Morton Grove Public Library cardholders from home, work, or mobile devices

World Book Online for Kids
World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia designed for ages K through 3rd grade.
World Book Discover
For students in middle & high school who are reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties. Offers a translation of content in 14 languages from the World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia.


World Book Online Info Finder


A comprehensive site that includes the 22-volume World Book Encyclopedia, more than 20,000 pictures, maps, videos, and sounds, plus learning activities and educator tools.
World Book Online Reference Center
World Book Online Reference Center incorporates all of the content of World Book Online Info Finder with the addition of primary and secondary source materials in a single search.



General Websites

(What's the difference between these sites and the premium resources listed above?)

eNature: America's Wildlife Resource
Contains content of wildlife information for almost 6,000 individual species using the same data set used to create the printed Audubon Field Guides.
Eric Weissman's World of Science
One of the more popular sites for astronomy, chemistry, physics and other fields of science.
How Stuff Works
The award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works
This site brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America’s space agency.
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Find U.S. and state weather, international weather, radar graphics as well as marine and aviation conditions
PLANTS Database from the USDA
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.
Science Reference Services from the Library of Congress
The principal location for research in the areas of science, technology, technical reports, and standards brought to you by the librarians of the Library of Congress.
Combines the works of 18 U.S. government science organizations to provide access to science databases and web pages.
Wolfram MathWorld
The web's most extensive mathematical resource.
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