Facts on File Science Online

Vendor: Infobase

Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. The accessible content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by national and state science education standards.* Users can follow an extensive network of hyperlinks and suggested searches to related topics. Tabbed search results and Boolean search capabilities help users easily find their desired results. High-quality print, email, reduce-and-enlarge-text, and save-to-folder capabilities, plus a help page, are also available.


  • Complete coverage: the full spectrum of scientific disciplines
  • Experiments and activities*: more than 1,300 science experiments and activities, indexed by grade range, subject category, and time required
  • "Today's Science Feature": handpicked articles from Today's Science highlighting recent scientific events and discoveries Images, videos, and animations: nearly 8,300 printable diagrams, illustrations, and images; more than 500 videos and animations
  • Authoritative source list: full and partial text from hundreds of authoritative print titles.


  • Topics, terms, and principles
  • Biographies
  • Definitions
  • Featured video player
  • "Science in the News" news articles
  • Timeline, updated monthly
  • National and State Science Education Standards*
  • Conversion calculator
  • "Did You Mean...?" search feature
  • Persistent record links
  • Dynamic citations in MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, and APA styles.

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