Science Power

Science Power uses engaging and visually rich multimedia lessons to teach on-level and differentiated lesson content to upper elementary-age children. The site is correlated to popular science textbooks as well as state/provincial standards, and includes differentiated content to help struggling readers master the material.

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Living Green

Living Green by World Book Science Encyclopedia. Learn all about environmental issues and green living practices in this comprehensive set. Titles in the Living Green books set examine the environmental impact of every aspect of modern life, from the water bottles we purchase, to the cars we drive, to the food we buy. The volumes also reveal how governments and individuals can work together to reduce our collective carbon footprint and living green.

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Inventions and Discoveries

Inventions and Discoveries have changed people’s lives throughout history. Many of the things we use every day are the result of thousands of years of invention and discoveries. World Book’s Inventions and Discoveries explores a fascinating collection of objects and ideas that have changed how we live today. This 12-volume set will satisfy the curiosity of any child wishing to learn about the invention of both transformative and everyday items, from the steam engine to the toothbrush. Inventions and Discoveries is “highly recommended” by Library Media Connection. The content corresponds to science and social studies curricula for grades 3-9.

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Gale Science in Context

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, curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.

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(This database is no longer available off campus for the public. Please visit the NSU Alvin Sherman Library in person if you need to access it.)

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