Earth & Physical Sciences Subject Guide


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BOOKS
Earth & Physical Science - EBSCO eBooks  Watch Demo
NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.  Watch Demo
DATABASES
Academic Search Premier - Includes full-text journals on a variety of subjects, including physical and earth science.
Environment Complete - Full-text for over 920 journals
General Science - Includes full-text,  popular (not peer-reviewed) general science magazines.
VIDEOS
Earth Science Video Collection - Streaming videos from Films on Demand.  Watch Demo
Earth Sciences - Current events streaming news videos from NBC Learn.  Watch Demo
Physical Science Video Collection - Streaming videos from Films on Demand.  Watch Demo
WEBSITES
Astronomy
Data Services - The U. S. Navy's Astronomical Application Department has many links to data on the sun, moon, and other astronomical objects.
HubbleSite - Information about the Hubble Telescope.
Martindale's Astronomy Center - Calculators and other resources for astronomy.
Sky & Telescope Online Astronomy Resources - A collection of links to other astronomy websites.
Chemistry
Chem Collective - Website for students to learn chemistry .
Chemistry - From Khan Academy, videos on introductory principles in Chemistry. 
Chemistry Examples - Examples of chemical questions that can be answered with Wolfram Alpha.
Interactive Periodic Table - The Royal Society of Chemistry's periodic table with lots of resources relating to the elements.
Visual Periodic Table - See examples of the elements.
Geology
Earthquake Hazards Program - Includes data about earthquakes around the world.
Geologic Time Scale Chart - A chart of geological time periods.
Geology.com - Geology and Earth Science information and links.
Maps, Imagery, and Publications - Topographic maps and other information from the U. S. Geological Survey.
Physics
Explore - Choose physics websites to visit from a database of links compiled by the Institute of Physics.
Physics Central - Learn about physics from the American Physical Society.
Physics Classroom - Introductory physics lessons
Physics Examples - Examples of chemical questions that can be answered with Wolfram Alpha.
Physics - Science.gov - Links to various U. S. Government projects. 
Weather
National Climatic Data Center - Climate and weather data. 
National Weather Service - Provides weather information and warnings for the U. S.
Weather Underground - Another source for weather information.