Science & technology
on Oxford Reference Online [24/7]
Science homework? See Webtastic!
Clear descriptions of the workings of all kinds of technical, scientific, and social phenomena [Title index of all articles].
Information supporting and complementing the content of the BBC's current and previous scientific programming.
Current scientific news and information from the prestigious and popular science journal. Also lists articles from earlier years on topics of current concern.
Search engine listing exclusively scientific resources, from international science publishers Elsevier. Includes some subscriber-only data sources.
Information on scientific constants, tables, units and conversions, and related topics.
A nice simple fully functional scientific calculator you can operate via the web from calculator.net
Comprehensive encyclopedia covering the essential concepts, theories, methods, models and findings of evolutionary science.
"A Noah's Ark for the Internet era": information, images and multimedia concerning the world's endangered wildlife.
Avibase provides lists of birds found in countries from around the world giving pictures, names, descriptions and numbers of species. Birdforum is an online community for those interested in birds where people can share what they have seen with pictures and messages.
Records of plants that are native to local areas throughout the UK, describing and illustrating many. Also includes useful information about fauna native to the UK.
Major database of plants having medicinal, culinary, horticultural, or other uses. Includes detailed information on propagation and cultivation, and links to other sources of information on the web.
'Teach-yourself' tutorials on Internet information skills for those studying chemistry or physics. Part of a wide range of subject-specific tutorials from the Virtual Training Suite.
Gateway to links for chemists in both academic and industrial spheres, including profiles of organisations, colleges and companies; jobs and careers; and professional encyclopaedias and journals. Part of the WWW Virtual Library project originated by Tim Berners-Lee.
An explanatory video about each of the elements - featuring experiments, examples and big hair!
Interactive periodic table, which can be configured to display the different characteristics of elements, or different elements by group.
Gateway to Internet resources compiled by the Institute of Physics.
A 'teach-yourself' tutorial on Internet information skills for those studying maths. Part of a wide range of subject-specific tutorials from the Virtual Training Suite.
Internet resource catalogue for mathematics [formerly known as EEVL Mathematics].
Comprehensive web of information from the official North American Space Agency.
An interactive star chart allowing you to view the night sky from any location in the world.
UK Gateway to Quality Engineering Information on the Internet.
Database about materials used in manufacturing, including information about properties, trade names and manufacturers.
Detailed descriptions of how manufactured products work, and how they are made, with an alphabetical index and a search box.
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Computers & the Internet
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