Meiosis Tutorial from the Biology Project, University of Arizona.

The Cell Cycle & Mitosis Tutorial from the Biology Project, University of Arizona.

Nova: How Cells Divide from PBS Online.

Sex and the Single Guppy from PBS Online.

Learn.Genetics  from the Genetic Science Learning Center, University of Utah.


Chemical Education Digital Library  Digital resources, tools, and online services.

Dynamic Periodic Table  Explore the elements.

Earth Science

U.S. Naval Research Lab: Ocean and Environment

USGS Education Selected USGS educational resources.  

Virtual Courseware for Earth and Environmental Science  Interactive, online simulations.  Supported by the National Science Foundation and California State University.


Health Topic Research Assignment Mr. Faltas and Mr. Adams SP17

Health & Wellness Recommended websites from Santa Cruz Public Library


MedlinePlus (Recommended website)

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Website for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

ProQuest Central Student (CA State Funded Database)

This multidisciplinary resource brings together some of ProQuest’s most used higher education databases in education, humanities, psychology, science, social sciences, and news.


Science in Context  (Premium Research Database) 

Authoritative information for assignments and projects, provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. Access requires a Santa Cruz library card and a PIN.


The Universe and More  Graphing Challenge


Phet Interactive Simulations: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.  From the University of Colorado at Boulder

Science in the Classroom Annotated research papers and NGSS aligned teaching materials for middle and high school students.