Science & Math

Britannica School Editions (see below): Age-appropriate encyclopedias and related materials for students. 

Explora Kids: Contains elementary school-appropriate magazines, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and images.

Explora Teens: Contains middle and high school-appropriate magazine, journal, and encyclopedia articles and also includes primary source documents, reference books, and multimedia.

Grzimek's Student Animal Life: Profiles of animals found all over the world aimed at middle and high school audiences. Includes lists species by biome and geographic range. Get to all the volumes using the drop down list on the right hand side of the Table of Contents Page.

Hennepin West Mesonet: Shows how much rain Scott County has received and other real-time weather data, with customizable maps and tables. This data is collected by Mesonet weather towers positioned in Scott County that are part of a larger network of towers that monitor various environmental factors throughout east-central Minnesota. The towers are operated by the Emergency Management division of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office in collaboration with Hennepin County, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Science Reference Center: An easy-to-use search for student's science research needs. For science fair help click on "Science Experiments" under the Reference Shelf on the right.