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Contains the full text articles from many different reference books devoted to all areas of science including astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, geology, physics and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library NC LIVE icon
Contains the Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Encyclopedia of Biomes, and more. This is a good place to get quick, reliable information about most science topics.

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A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-textscience-oriented content. Designed for science students, Science Reference Center contains full-textfor hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.