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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Began in 2004
Frequency of Updates:
Continuously updated

Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. Delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library. Also includes more than 22,000 topic overviews, 7,000 biographies, 1.5 million periodical articles from noted publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher, 16,000 images and videos, 170+ detailed experiments, 8,100 biographies, and two dictionaries. (OCLC WorldCat)
Searchable by refrence materials, images, academic journals, experiments, news, magazines, statistics, and websites and includes Curriculum standards and Featured news: Science Weekly, Science News, The Science Teacher.

Subject areas include:Biology -- Animals, Ecology, Forensic Science ...
Chemistry -- Atoms and Atomic Theory, Chemical Compounds, Periodic Table of Elements ...
Earth and Environmental Science -- Global Warming and Climate Change, Green Engineering, Oil Spills ...
Health and Medicine -- Antibiotics, Cancer, Obesity ...
Math and Technology -- Alternative and Renewable Energy, Biotechnology, Mathematics ...
Physics and Astronomy -- Astronomy and Cosmology, Energy, Solar System ...

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Beckman, Roger
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Astronomy
  • Animal Behavior
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Nursing
  • Applied Health Science
  • Geological Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Public Health

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