Science & Technology

BBC Animals

Find out about a variety of animals, where and how they live, and the latest news about them.



How Stuff Works

Easy to read explanations of how things work.  The site lets you upload photos and videos to help supplement the written content.


Science Reference Center
Remote Access

This e-resource contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. In addition, Science Reference Center includes more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.



Search for on-site toxic chemical releases and hazardous waste sites from the EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).