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Fotolia_21074389_XS_kids_science.jpgExplore the awesome world of science! These links will give you lots of great info, places to visit online and books about science. 
 
IN-LIBRARY ACCESS AND OUTSIDE LIBRARY ACCESS
In order to access library databases from outside the library, you will need to have a library card and PIN registered in Carver County. 
 
Clicking on the links below for access outside the library will prompt you for your last name, library card number, and PIN. 
 
Forgot your PIN? Call your local branch during open hours and we will reset it for you. Click here for branch locations, hours, and contact information. 
 
DISCOVERING COLLECTION
Great tools for writing a paper and citing sources.
Click here for in-library access 
Click here for access outside the library
From the discovering collection homepage, go here

KIDS INFOBITS
K-5 students can find information about current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Click here for in-library access
Click here for access outside the library

JUNIOR REFERENCE COLLECTION
Whether you're writing an essay, researching a report, or preparing a presentation for school, you'll find a variety of information in this collection.
Click here for in-library access
Click here for access outside the library

SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER
Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.
Click here for in-library access
Click here for access outside the library

GENERAL
Bill Nye the Science Guy
Nye applies his entertaining approach to science to the Web, with a Demo of the Day, highlights from the day’s television episode, and a chance to e-mail your own query.

Discovery Kids
Discovery Kids inspires kids to explore the awesome world around them and satisfy their curiosity with innovative games, activities, quizzes and articles.

Farmers Almanac for Kids
A children’s version of the Old Farmer’s Almanac.  Contains facts about weather, star gazing, history and more.

Smithsonian Students: Science & Nature
Dozens of science-related websites created by staff at the Smithsonian museums.

Weather Wiz Kids
A veritable wealth of weather information that includes a glossary, terms, jokes, experiments, folklore, an "ask" section, and even access to Doppler sites, hurricane tracking charts, and charts for wind chill, heat index, and temperature conversions.

BIOMES/ECOSYSTEMS
Biomes of the World—What's It Like Where You Live?
This site has information on biomes as well as freshwater and marine ecosystems.

Tour of the Biomes
Offers summary information on each biome as well as information on the animals and plants that can be found within.

TREES AND LEAVES
Arbor Day Foundation
Find out the answer to the question: What tree is that?

Trees of Minnesota
Identification resources from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

HEALTH
Your Gross and Cool Body
Follow Wendell the Worm and his friend Dora as they explore the human body.

SCIENCE FAIR
Discovery Education Science Fair Central
Science Fair projects and a question and answer section with author Janice Van Cleave.

IPL Science Fair Project Resource Guide
A great place to start, the Internet Public Library provides a collection of web site resources that give examples of and instructions for science fair projects.

Try Science
Full of fun, simple experiments and interactive games, this site makes science fun for kids.

 

 

Important Note:  Carver County Library is not responsible for the content or accuracy of the information provided on external websites. The inclusion of a link does not constitute an endorsement by the library of that website.