May 28 - May 30: The Saint Paul Public Library will be closed.

Science & Technology

Research Databases

Animals

Selected Websites

  • National Geographic

    Maps, articles, and special features relating to geography and the natural world.

  • NASA Science

    News and articles NASA research, explaining the science and the impact of science. Covers astronomy and space science, biology, and the physical sciences.

  • Science.gov

    U.S. federal government information resources about science, including technical reports, journal citations, databases, government web sites, and fact sheets.

  • Sparticl

    Sparticl is a web and mobile service for teens, a collection of the very best the web has to offer in science, technology, engineering, and math or STEM. Sparticl includes answers to science questions, images, videos, games, and hands-on activities, all curated by a team of experts.

Technology

  • How Stuff Works

    Information on everything from computers to cars, anthrax to airplanes, nuclear powers plants to espresso machines, and more. Find out how they work at this site.

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