How Stuff Works is an “award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.” From giant squids to electricity, How Stuff Works demystifies complicated scientific information in engaging, fun ways.
Created and constantly updated by the National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus includes extensive health information including an encyclopedia, interactive tutorials, various pictures and diagrams.
RxList is the Internet drug index, providing pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs.
“It is often difficult to find explanations for technical subjects that are both clear and accessible, World of Science bridges the gap by placing an interlinked framework of mathematical exposition and illustrative examples at the fingertips of every Internet user.” World of Science contains budding encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics.
Students can make use of Khan Academy's extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web. Our library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.