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Profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.
external:Chemical Elements - 2nd ed.
This 3-volume title provides in-depth, current, and accurate information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage on recently-discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.
external:Environmental Encyclopedia - 4th ed.
Provides in-depth, worldwide coverage of environmental issues. Each article is written in a nontechnical style and provides current status, analysis, and suggested solutions whenever possible.
Includes 97 chapters with nearly 300 science experiments
Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources. A new, authoritative online resource that focuses on the academic study of sustainability and the environment. It allows users to navigate issue, organization, and country portals and provides news, video, primary source documents, interactive maps, refereed case studies, and more in research categories such as energy systems, healthcare, food, and green collar jobs.
The highly rated encyclopedia taken a step further with constantly updated facts, figures, news, views and more.
Amphibians (3 v.); Birds (5 v.) ; Corals, jellyfishes, sponges, and other simple animals; Crustaceans, mollusks, and segmented worms; Reptiles (2 v.); Fishes; Insects and spiders (2 v.); Mammals (5 v) ; Cumulative index.
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external:Junior Reference Collection
Provides middle school and high school students access to biographies; information on authors and their works; data on science and scientists; information on states, nations and provinces; resources for the study of African-Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native North Americans and Asian Americans; information on foods and recipes of the world; and more.
Designed specifically for students in grades 5-12, this reference set includes information on the physical properties and characteristics of nearly 200 countries.
This illustrated work explains basic concepts of math and geometry, and provides information on historical milestones, notable mathematicians, and more. Explores the functions of math in daily life, as well as its role as a tool for measurement, data analysis, and technological development.
Information on diseases and treatments from the National Institutes of Health. Includes lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to clinical trials.
external:Nursing Resource Center
For nursing students at community colleges, universities, and vocational or technical high schools.
external:Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia
The best A-Z encyclopedia for enthusiastic skywatchers, with more than 3000 articles on all aspects of astronomy and astrophysics. Written by more than 100 leading astronomers from the world's universities and observatories, it is comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible.
external:Science of Everyday Things
This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline — biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics — offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.
Comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, diagrams, illustrations, images, biographies, experiments, activities, and definitions. Intended for students in middle school through high school.
Easy-to-use, up-to-date, resource that covers all the basics and "must have" topics in the field of Space Science. Middle school and high school level.
external:Student Resources in Context
Aimed at middle school and high school students. Including content based on national curriculum standards in major subject areas such as history, literature, science and social studies.
external:U*X*L Encyclopedia of Science
This alphabetically organized set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Topics profiled are related to the physical, life, and earth sciences, as well as to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment.