Science / Health: Kids

SFPL Databases

Access these tools with your Library Card number and PIN/password

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.