Science / Health

SFPL Databases

Access these tools with your Library Card number and PIN
ScienceFacts logo Science Online Grade 6 and up
An all-around excellent resource covering a wide range of science topics
Kids InfoBits logo Kids infoBits Grades K and up
Articles on science, technology, animals, and nature.
GolierOnline Passport logo Grolier Online Grade 3 and up
Focus on natural and earth sciences
Gale Student Resource logo Student Resource Center (Gale) Grade 6 and up
Articles for Endangered Species, Global Warning, Hurricanes, and many other science topics.


Amazing Space Grade 4 and up
Lots of space facts, online activities, and homework help
Discovery Education Science Homework Help Grade 3 and up
A collection of videos about physical, earth, and life sciences
Environmental Protection Agency Homework Resources Grade 4 and up
A hub for accessing EPA resources and websites about environmental issues like climate change All ages
A kid-friendly source for information about health, behavior, and development

Local Resources

California Academy of Science
A renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring, explaining, and sustaining life on Earth. Visit for free using your Library Card and PIN at Discover & Go.
Chabot Space & Science Center
Teaching and learning center focusing on astronomy and the space sciences
Hands-on museum focused on science, art, and human perception. Visit for free using your Library Card and PIN at Discover & Go.
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