Gale in Context: Science Gale In Context Science

Do you want a little help with science? Check out Gale In Context: Science. It's an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

This free resource includes more than 20,000 images and videos from NASA and Khan Academy.


ScienceFlix for StudentsScienceFlix For Students 

ScienceFlix® provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, interactive features and more.

ScienceFlix helps students:
  • Practice hands-on scientific study
  • Develop inquiry-based learning skills
  • Build STEM content knowledge

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Reference Materials for Students

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American and World History

Books / Literature

  • Gale Books and Authors - Information on books & authors, including read-a-likes, award winners & librarians’ favorite lists.

  • Gale Literature Resource Center - Biographical information, full-text literary criticism & reviews of writers in all disciplines & time periods from around the world.

  • Gale Literature: LitFinder - Literary works & authors throughout history, including full-text poems, poetry citations, short stories, speeches & plays.

  • NoveList - Recommendations with reviews by title, author & series including fiction, nonfiction & read-a-likes. Includes audiobooks & listen-a-likes.

Career / Training

  • Driving Tests - FL DMV practice tests that are good for the permit test, driver’s license test.

  • Peterson's Career Prep - Learn about careers, receive personalized recommendations, create resumes, search for jobs and schools, and get career advice.

  • Peterson's Test Prep - Users can identify scholarships, take practice tests and use test prep eBooks.

Encyclopedia / General Reference

  • Discover by World Book - Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.

  • Encyclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - Beginner's Spanish language research tool with activities, search & browse, editorial & multi-media content. Bilingual.

  • Gale General OneFile - Up-to-date, one-stop source for newspaper and journal articles, millions in full-text, on a wide range of topics.

  • Gale OneFile: Informe Académico - Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otros. En Español.

  • Gale OneFile: High School Edition - Full-text articles from more than 130 publications relevant to high school curriculum & supporting high school student research.

  • Khan Academy - Practice exercises, instructional videos & a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace.

  • World Book - Online research tools & multimedia features based on the World Book Encyclopedia.

Languages / Culture

  • CultureGrams - Detailed country & geographical information for K-12 students with audio/visual links, maps, graphs & tables, images & recipes.

  • Mango Languages - Simple language-learning software teaches practical conversation in more than 70 languages.

  • Rosetta Stone - If you are looking to learn a brand new language, further your ESL learning as non-native English speakers, or brush up on a language for business or vacation travel, Rosetta Stone Library Solution is the perfect solution.
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  • World Folklore and Folklife - 1000s of folk & fairy tales, history of holidays, festivals, language, stories, proverbs, foodways & folk remedies.

Pop Culture / Current Events

Science / Health and Wellness

  • Gale Health and Wellness - Health-focused magazines, reference, video, and more. 

  • Gale In Context: Science -Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.

  • Gale OneFile: Science - A customized collection of science-related journals, including academic, professional & trade.

  • ScienceFlix - For students in grades 4-9. Students can hone literacy skills while bolstering understanding of crucial subjects relating to science, technology, and engineering. ScienceFlix is filled with interesting videos, images, and more.


Life After High School

​What's next after you have graduated from high school or completed your GED?

Digital Resources to Help Build Your Future

Driving Test.org has practice tests if you haven't already gotten your driver's license or if you are interested in getting a CDL license.

Mango Languages.  Mango helps you learn 72 different languages.    

Rosetta Stone - If you are looking to learn a brand new language, further your ESL learning as non-native English speakers, or brush up on a language for business or vacation travel, Rosetta Stone Library Solution is the perfect solution.
Mobile App Login Instructions (pdf)

Peterson's Career Prep - Learn about careers, receive personalized recommendations, create resumes, search for jobs and schools, and get career advice.

Peterson's Test Prep - Users can identify scholarships, take practice tests and use test prep eBooks.