SCIENCES

Online Resources

Use the following links and resources for information in a variety of formats.  Many are open access, but some may require a user ID and password, or for you to access while at school (proxy authentication).  Please see Ms. Jackson with research questions, content suggestions, or access issues.

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LIFE SCIENCES

   Amphibians & Reptiles

  • The Reptile Database  The database covers all living snakes, lizards, turtles, amphisbaenians, tuataras, and crocodiles. Currently there are more than 10,000 species including another 2,800 subspecies.

  • Amphibiaweb  AmphibiaWeb provides information on amphibian declines, natural history, conservation, and taxonomy.

   Birds

   Fish

  • FishBase  Database covering 34,300 species, 326,400 common names, 59,800 pictures, 56,600 references from 2,350 collaborators.

  • Fish and Aquatic Conservation Information from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on 42 species of freshwater fish in America.

   

   Invertebrates

  • Invertebrate Index This index is for insects, arachnids, worms, sponges and every other type of creature without a backbone.

  • Invertebrate I.D. Index provided by the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

   

   Mammals

   

   Plants & Fungi

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

   Chemistry

   Physics

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

SCIENCE NEWS

Print Resources

The titles listed below are available through the New Tech Media Center, ZBTHS IMC, or the Zion-Benton Public Library (location provided).  Check them out!