AccessScience is an online encyclopedia for science and technology. A great resource that could help you get started. You may use the bibliographies to locate credible sources to meet assignment's needs.
Covers: current. The online successor to McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, including recent research developments, biographies, data, tables, news references, illustrations and related links.
You will use this resource to find basic information about balsa wood. It is a comprehensive science encyclopedia, including recent research developments, biographies, data, tables, news references, and illustrations. It is generally found in Background Resources or Encyclopedias and Dictionaries.
This 4 volume set Introduces the fundamentals of plant sciences. It is highly illustrated. As a part of the GALE Virtual Reference Collection, it accessible through that database or as an individual title through the catalog.
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