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"Science - the Endless Frontier", Vannevar Bush
"Science offers the best answers to the meaning of life. Science offers the privilege of understanding before you die why you were ever born in the first place", Richard Dawkins
Gale Science in Context

Gale Science in Context

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects.

From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers. Science in Context delivers delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library, as well as:

More than 22,000 topic overviews
7,000 biographies
1.5 million periodical articles from noted publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher
16,000 images and videos
170+ detailed experiments
8,100 biographies
Two dictionaries

And to support secondary teachers, Science in Context features the Science Standards search of full-text results linked to national and state science standards for grades 9-12. Science Standards allows educators to search for content aligned to the most current state and national high school science standards. Standards are linked to one or more Gale vocabulary subjects, creating a dynamic search that will change as new content is added. You'll find:

National Science Education Standards links
Project 2061 Benchmarks for Science Literacy links
Customized links to state standards
Individual sets of state standards are listed and detailed, with aligned Science Resource Center results automatically linked and ready for your review
Prices change 1st April each year.

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Format: Online
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 14-16+

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Heinemann Explore

Publisher: Heinemann Library
It's all about finding and learning, not just searching. Heinemann Explore Online Modules contain a wealth of written and pictorial resources and offer interactive tests and activities, biographies, key dates and in-depth articles on specific themes covered by students. Covering all the areas of study at KS2 or 3, the online modules offer: thousands of specially written articles matched to the National Curriculum; core text written at 2 levels, perfect for mixed ability classes; interactive tests and activities get the most from the material; thousands of high quality images, written sources, biographies and key dates; web links to relevant sites, saving on research time. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Available for: KS2 Explore Active Science, KS2 Geography, KS2 History, KS2 Science, KS2 Young Explorer, KS3 History, KS3 Science, History for Scotland. See also separate entries for Heinemann Explore CD-ROMs available for: Young Explorer, Science, History, History for Scotland and Geography. Discounts available for multiple year subscriptions - please contact us for prices
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Key stage: 2, 3
Age range: 11-14

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Heinemann Explore Science

Publisher: Heinemann Library
Structured, integrated approach to science & ICT. Specially commissioned differentiated new text that follows requirements of National Curriculum. Contains thousands of articles, relevant images, tests, web links, biographies and written sources. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Titles for KS2 or KS3: Life Processes & Living Things, Materials & their Properties, Physical Processes. Also available Online - see Heinemann Explore Online - 991408 - for details and prices.
Format: Windows / Mac CD-ROM
Key stage: 2, 3
Age range: 7-14
ISBN: 431099162

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New Scientist

New Scientist

Publisher: New Scientist

Continually expanding library of information on key scientific and technological developments of our time. Includes every article, story and graphic published in New Scientist magazine since 1989. It is updated weekly and is fully searchable, with download and print facilities. Designed to meet the needs of schools, libraries, teachers, students and researchers. New Scientist has been at the cutting edge of science and technology since 1956.

With correspondents based in every corner of the globe, no other science magazine can match it's worldwide reach. Offers unbeatable depth of analysis. Editorial team holds 14 doctorates in subjects from astrophysics and marine biology to neuroscience and ecology, making their network of writers and editors the most authoritative in the field of science writing today. Available on the web on an annual subscription basis with access managed by IP address or user name and password, providing unlimited user access.

MAGAZINE Subscription also available. Published weekly (51 issues a year).

Format: Online, Print
Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford is building dynamic range of digital encyclopedia in over 20 disciplines that will be continuously updated by the world's leading scholars, scientists, and researchers. With expert editors and peer-reviews, the ORE Project will combine the discoverability of digital with the standards of academic publishing.

Each Oxford Research Encyclopedia will launch with between 200 and 400 long-form overview articles (equivalent to 2-4 million words, or a print encyclopedia with 5-11 volumes). They address both foundational and cutting-edge ideas, and inform your users' academic research, no matter their chosen topic or level of expertise.

Features:
User-Friendly & Accessible - the online platform makes qualified research easier than ever
Authoritative Resources - all ORE articles are written by certified experts of the topic
Ongoing Article Updates - reference articles are monitored by experts to ensure fresh and timely updates reflect new insights
Oxford Validated - all articles have been vetted and approved by editors at Oxford University Press.

ORE Disciplines available for Subscription now:
American History, Classical Dictionary, Climate Science, Communication, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Encyclopedia of Social Work, Environmental Science, International Studies, Latin American History, Linguistics, Literature, Politics, Religion

ORE Disciplines in Development (access to these subjects is free whilst still in development):
African History, Asian History, Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Education, Global Public Health, Natural Hazard Science, Neuroscience, Planetary Science, Psychology.

Prices increase on 1st April each year. Annual subscriptions provide unlimited user access throughout the school. IP Address access only.

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Key stage: 3, 4
Age range: 11-16+

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Science Source Collection

Publisher: NewsBank Inc
NewsBank ScienceSource (1987 to date) contains thousands of article digests on Life, Earth, Physical, Medical, Health and Applied Sciences. ScienceSource Now with better coverage of important science concepts. Offers The Biology Digest database from 1987+; Comprehensive digests that clarify complex scientific concepts; Appropriate for wide range of users; Important facts, ideas, results, conclusions from original articles; Digests based on articles from 335+ scientific journals & magazines; retrospective collection of 30,000+ digests allow users to track trends & developments, 7,500 new digests, reviews, articles added annually; Information from well-known scientific journals and hard-to-find titles. Prices are based on the number of full time students. FREE TRIAL: this database is available on 30 day FREE TRIAL, simply click on the Free Trial option below and ensure you include your email address on the order form.
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Age range: 11-19

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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly ... Launched by Oxford University Press
in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Economics to Documentary Film - now available Online. All titles provide intelligent and serious introductions, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable. Brilliant. Sharp. Inspiring. Over 370 Very Short Introductions are now available as an online resource offering scholars and students OUP's premier publishing series in an easily discoverable, fully cross searchable, and highly accessible format. Titles can now be found directly alongside reference, biography, bibliography,monograph, dictionary, scholarly, and journal content, making them a more integrated and accessible part of digital research journeys than ever before. Inspiring services for Librarians. Very Short Introductions cover the following subject areas:

- Arts & Humanities including: History, Literature, Philosopy, Religion, Music
- Science & Mathematics including: Physics, Psychology
- Social Science including: Politics
- Law
- Medicine & Health

Brilliant benefits for all kinds of users. Whether you are a researcher, lecturer, student, or just avidly curious, Very Short Introductions allow you to discover a new topic or subject through an intelligent and serious introduction written by authors who are experts in their field. Regularly updated with the newest titles, this online resource can benefit your work and research. Includes Reading Guides and Videos.

Benefits for students: Consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular topic or subject. Use comprehensive interlinking with other Oxford online resources, enhancing journeys from
introductory material to advanced content. Remotely access the resource from anywhere and at any time-read and research on-the-go.

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World Book Online Resources

World Book Online Resources

Publisher: World Book Inc

"Our mission is to cultivate lifelong learners - because today's explorers are tomorrow's leader". Range of essential online reference resources for both teachers and students at all age levels.

ACTIVITY CORNER
Offers thousands of fun, hands-on activities for students of all ages. Activities are perfect for cooperative small group or individual projects in the classroom or school library. Teachers can quickly navigate the searchable database to find terrific projects for their classroom based on such categories as topics, cost of materials, age range, or time required. All ages

DISCOVER
Offers compelling resources specifically developed for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties, including reluctant readers, ELL, ESL, and adult literacy students. Rich collection includes reference articles, text-to speech capabilities, research tools, and interactive videos. Features easy to read articles on topics of interest to middle and high school students include reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts. Well organised interface with easy to understand content and useful activities help older students grasp important concepts and succeed at their grade level. Ages 10+

DRAMATIC LEARNING
Improve readers' fluency and comprehension with dramatic readings in the classroom, library, or after-school program! Expands proven approaches to enhancing reading skills. By turning texts into plays, skits, and monologues and providing valuable tools for educators to apply these lessons effectively, helps students become more fluent readers, better understand core concepts, and more easily internalize content. Ages 7-18

EARLY WORLD OF LEARNING
Engaging online resource for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, Offers rich resources designed for easy integration into classroom instructional plans and library programming. Ages 3-7

ENCICLOPEDIA ESTUDIANTIL HALLAZGOS
Optimal beginner's Spanish language reference tool, offers all the best elements of World Book Kids: thousands of easy-to read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, designed to build key language and research skills throughout their education. Only available as part of the Advanced Reference Suite & School Basic packages free of charge. Ages 6-10

KIDS
Effective online resource developed especially for primary students. Site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities. Age 6-10

KIDS eLEARN (ARABIC)
First of its kind Arabic language reference website that was developed specifically for elementary aged students through the partnership of World Book Inc. and Jabal Amman Publishers. Features simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, and thoughtful hands-on activities to engage young learners. Added-value features such as My Country enable students to connect more easily with the community and world around them by introducing students to such things as local history, culture, and important people through an assortment of interactive games, vivid media components, and age-appropriate articles. Additionally, an English language reference resource is included to open a new world of language and learning. Ages 6-10

L'ENCYCLOPÉDIE DÉCOUVERTE
Offers excellent articles and the vast possibilities of World Book media content in Canadian French. Based on the Student Discovery Encyclopedia of World Book, written by experts, to a level appropriate for young users with French as mother tongue, as well as for older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Offers easy navigation, easy articles to read, thousands of illustrations and a range of fun activities. Provides students with dozens of practical activities that allow young users to participate in research. The resources for teachers, attached to each activity, include a practical lesson plan that incorporates various subjects as part of the basic curriculum. Ages 14+

SCIENCE POWER
Engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children. With interactive multimedia, teacher guides, and assessments included with each lesson, well suited for use in the classroom, school library, and public library. Features: Teach science topics using interactive, engaging tools, Evaluate student learning with tracked, scored assessments, Use the differentiated content to support struggling readers and ELL students, Improve students' cross-curricular literacy skills. (Prices per Student). Ages 8-11

TIMELINES
Gives students the opportunity to visualize and explore important events from the past. Now part of World Book Student, Advanced, and Discover, subscribers can explore the 500+ unique timelines that span the arts, science & technology, society & culture, sports, world history, geography. Build a timeline from the over 13,000 events built directly into the product, or create your very own personalized timeline with events from your past. Available as a standalone subscription, or as an Add On subscription to Kids, Early World of Learning, or Drama. All ages

Annual subscriptions provide unlimited access throughout your school. Unless otherwise specified, prices based on number of Full Time Students: up to 499 FTEs, and 500+ FTEs. Bundle deals available - please contact us for details.

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