Online Research

Science and Technology

Databases and E-Books

(You will need your Chandler Library card and 4-digit PIN to access these resources.)

Science in Context
Authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects, including science fair project ideas.

UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes
Offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems. Includes entries on land biomes and water biomes and covers climate, elevation, soil, water bodies, vegetation, animal life, food web, plant and animal adaptations, endangered species, human effects on the biome and the effects of the environment on humans' culture and economy.

Additional resources

Grzimek's Animal Encyclopedia 
Gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies, including research and development results

Official site of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Full Text Magazines

(You will need your Chandler Library card and 4-digit PIN to access these resources.)

Features articles on all aspects of the universe.

Newsmagazine of science devoted to the wonders, mysteries and challenges of modern science, written for the layperson.

Popular Mechanics
Technology magazine providing ideas and information on automobiles, home building, maintenance, boating, outdoor recreation, electronics and science.

Science News
Presents articles of interest to scientists and others involved with the latest developments in science.

Scientific American
Authoritative articles on all sciences by scientists who do the research reported. Edited for the interested layman. Features science and the citizen, computer reactions, the amateur scientists, reviews of current books in science and bibliographies.

Sky & Telescope
Written for the knowledgeable amateur astronomer. Articles on space science, astronomy, observatories, planetariums, telescopes and celestial events.