Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student researchers needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Geology Geology
Dig deeper into geology by learning about everything from ancient fossils to the landslides and earthquakes of today.

Ohio Earthquakes
Information provided by the U. S. Geologic Service.

Ohio Seismic Network
Information provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

U. S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program
Worldwide volcano updates.

United States Geological Survey
The USGS provides scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

Volcano World
Current eruptions, movie clips, and observatories. Also, volcanoes from other worlds and volcanic parks. This website is provided by the University of North Dakota.


Astronomy Online
This website can serve as a starting point to provide enough astronomical information to stimulate the curious searcher.

General Chemistry Online
An award-winning website that lives up to its name.

NASA Glenn Research Center
Local NASA Research Center's website offers details about exhibits and programs. Also contains information about NASA projects.

NASA Homepage
Separate sections for kids, students and educators. Searchable.

National Science Digital Library
Educational resource for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics from the National Science Foundation.

National Science Foundation - Classroom Resources
Gives a collection of lessons and web resources for classroom teachers, their students, and students’ families. Materials are arranged by subject area.

Paleontology Portal
This site is a resource for anyone interested in paleontology, from the professional in the lab to the interested amateur scouting for fossils to the student in any classroom

Periodic Table of Videos
The Periodic Table of Videos is presented by instructors at the University of Nottingham, England. Tables charting the chemical elements have been around since the 19th century - but this modern version has a short video about each element. Even if you are not a student of chemistry you may find yourself fascinated as you watch some of these short videos. Try the one about sulfur - it is "enlightening".

SciCentral - Science News
Search article database for breaking scientific news.

The University of California at Santa Barbara sponsors ScienceLine's "Ask a scientist" program website where students and teachers can submit science and engineering questions.

The Great Idea Finder
Celebrating the spirit of innovation and inventions.

U.S. Geological Survey Science Education
Provides scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues that affect our quality of life.

World Wide Science is a global science gateway connecting you to national and international scientific databases and portals. accelerates scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching of global science sources.

Science - Ohio

Heartland Science
Learn how Ohioans have changed the world through discovery and innovation in science, engineering, technology, medicine and health care. (Hint: Click on SITE DIRECTORY on the left of the screen. You will see an index of the information provided.)

Science Experiments

Great Web Sites for Kids: Science Experiments
Provided by the American Library Association Association for Library Service to Children.

Science Buddies
Science Buddies is a non-profit organization empowering students from all walks of life to help themselves and each other develop a love of science and an understanding of the scientific method.

Science Fair Project Index - Akron-Summit County Public Library
The Science Fair Project Index of the Akron-Summit County Public Library is a subject and keyword index to science projects, experiments, and demonstrations found in books published since 1990. Check with your local librarian about an interlibrary loan if our library - or another CLEVNET library - doesn''t own a book that you want.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Are you looking for some help with a science fair project? If so, then you have come to the right place. The Internet Public Library will guide you to a variety of web site resources, leading you through the necessary steps to successfully complete a science experiment.