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This database features full text, plus the graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information. A full range of topics are covered, including anthropology, astronomy, biology, computers, earth sciences, medicine and health. Other media such as graphs, charts, diagrams, and high resolution photos and illustrations are included.

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Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 500 full text pamphlets, more than 350 full text reference books, 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

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Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

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Cells Alive
A visual tour of cells, bacteria, viruses and their interaction with one another
Net Frog: The Online Dissection
Step by step frog dissection photos and videos
Learn.Genetics
Clear and helpful information on genes and cells including interactive and video features
Animal Diversity Web
Biological information for thousands of animal species including habitat and scientific classification
The Virtual Body
Take a virtual look through the brain, heart, skeleton, and digestive tract in English or Spanish