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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 Advanced
For students and adults interested in personalized learning and digital citizenship. Thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books are available to explore.
World Book Kids
A kid-friendly encyclopedia with a simple, graphical interface. 


World Book Student


Thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to school curriculum. Features daily current events, assessment tools for educators, and dedicated resource guides.  



General Websites

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

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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