Academic Search Premier
Contains scholarly publications covering all academic disciplines. Includes indexing and abstracts and some full-text articles. more info.
World Book Online
In addition to the well-known encyclopedia, offers headline news explored in depth, primary sources, pathfinders, atlases and images and a dictionary. more info.
Student Resources in Context
Subjects include biography, literature, history, science, and multiculturalism. Includes full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary documents, topical essays, biographies, critical analyses, timelines, photos and maps. more info.
Junior Reference Collection
Information from reference books about people, places, history, science, and more. Includes audio, video, photos, and maps. more info.
Science In Context
Includes overviews, biographies, periodical articles, images and videos, and detailed experiments on popular science topics. more info.
Search all of HCL's Grolier databases simultaneously or individually. Includes Lands and Peoples, New Book of Popular Science, Amazing Animals of the World, New Book of Knowledge, Encyclopedia Americana, America the Beautiful, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre. more info.
New Book of Popular Science
News, science projects, biographies, and games covering a broad range of science categories. For grades 5-12. more info.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration site includes information about NASA Space Centers, humans in sp...more
Views of the Solar System
Fact-filled site includes many graphics and animations, as well as detailed statistics on the planets, moons, ...more
Images, news, facts and discoveries of the Hubble telescope. Includes a monthly guide to the planets and cosmi...more
Minneapolis Clear Sky Chart
The Clear Sky Chart is a prediction of when Minneapolis, MN, will have good weather for astronomical observing...more
U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications
Site includes tables for sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset and twilight times for a year. Also contains informa...more
Basics of Space Flight
Informative and detailed tutorial developed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory includes a glossary, animated dia...more
University of Minnesota Dept. of Astronomy Public Outreach Page
Links to local astonomical events, organizations, and resources, including issues of the newsletter, Minnesota...more
NASA sighting data detailing when and where to look in the sky for sightings of satellites and other spacecraf...more