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​Science

Phoenix Public Library has a ton of science resources for you to explore! Whether you're doing a science project, getting ready for a science fair or are interested in science for fun, we've got the stuff for you!

Check out a book!

We have lots of books for checking out (or putting on hold) that cover a wide variety of science and technology topics. Take a look at some of these titles here.

Log in to use our eResources!

From encyclopedias to maps, photos, articles and more, these databases are full of science information. Have your library card ready to access the databases below.


Homework Help - Kids Search

Contains full text for more than 70 popular elementary school magazines. Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, and features the Funk & Wagnalls new World Encyclopedia, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

Homework Help - Elementary School: Searchasaurus

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search methodologies.

Encyclopedia - World Book Online for Kids

Explore the subjects of People, Sports & Hobbies, Places, Arts, World Religions, Science and Mathematics, Plants and Animals, and History and Government. Also available are guides for specific school assignments as well as games.

Girl studying something with a microscope

Read a Magazine Online with Zinio!

Did you know that with your library card, you have access to magazines online? This includes science magazines like Astronomy, National Geographic, Popular Mechanics and Science Illustrated. Find out more about Zinio today!

Attend a Science Event!

Can't get enough science? Join us for one of these science events and learn interesting new activities and facts!

Check out a Culture Pass!

See science in person when you visit the Arizona Science Center, the Desert Botanical Garden, the Children's Museum of Phoenix or the Phoenix Zoo for free! Check out Culture Pass availability to get your hands on a pass that will admit 2 to one of these or other cultural institutions.

Games for Kids

Need a break from studying but still want to stay on task? Check out our Kids Games and scroll down to the "Science" section. With these games, you'll have fun while learning about animals, nutrition, magic tricks, geography, yucky science and more!