Science Online - Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. A valid Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District card is required for access.
Science Resource Center - Provides information and articles about many science topics as well as biographies of scientists and descriptions of experiments.A valid Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District card is required for access.
How Stuff Works - Many descriptions of how different things work.
Human Anatomy Online - Animations, graphics, and descriptive links on the human body.
Inventions & Inventors - A searchable index of inventions & inventors. Pick by the starting letter of the invention or inventor. Use timeline to find inventions from a certain time period.
National Inventors Hall of Fame - A searchable index of inventions and inventors.
Science Fair Central - Ideas for science fairs and experiments.
Science Fair Project Resource Guide - Need help on the big science project that's coming up, stop here first.
Science Odyssey - This site has got everything and it's almost too much fun to be considered homework!
Timelinescience - One-thousand years of scientific thought.
Virtual Biomes - This terrific site discusses everything about biomes you need to know.
Virtual Body - An awesome site for info on the human brain, heart, skeleton and digestive system!
Periodic Table - This web-based periodic table allows the user to link to information on any element by clicking on that element in the table.
Science Buddies - An online Science fair website that helps students choose a science fair project. Has a google-powered search engine that searches only within the site, has a survey to help students choose science fair projects. Has a variety on Science fair ideas and a question and answer section with scientists. This site is awesome!
NASA for Students - NASA's official page with student information.
Identify the Tree - What tree is it? Using leaf identify the tree.
Tree Guide - This tree guide for Illinois trees is put together by the Illinois State Museum. Explore the entire site for detailed information about the forests of Illinois; or click on a specific tree type for pictures of the tree and leaf, area map and a description including fascinating facts.
Trees from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Information on identifying trees from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
What Tree Is It? - A useful site for identifying trees by leaf, fruit, or name. Information provided includes leaf and fruit characteristics as well as descriptions, drawings, and photographs. Background contains a more in-depth explanation of the characteristics of fruits and leaves. While designed for Ohio tree idenfication, much the information will apply to Illinois trees as well.