Science

Science

Find the latest scientific research with information covering animals, astronomy, geology, scientists and inventions.

Find information on Nobel Prizes and prize winners in Medicine, Physics and Chemistry, find resources relating to health, animals and climate change.

Featured resources

Environmental Studies: Gale in Context

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Mātauranga Māori

Putaiao / Hakarau – Science and Technology websites Links to online resources and websites about Māori science and technology

Matariki websites - Links to online resources and websites about Matariki, Māori New Year and Māori astronomy.

Rongoā Māori - Rongoā is the word for remedies that are created from natural plants and trees. Find resources about te Rongoā Māori.

Science Books

Science eResources

Science Reference Center

Science resource suitable for all ages. Full text articles from all major areas of scientific study; biographies and experiments.

Science: Gale In Context

Information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics and showcase scientific disciplines that relate to real-world issues.

eResources Discovery Search (eDS)

Get access to most of our eResource collection, articles, eBooks, journals, photographs & more, through a single access point.

New Zealand Geographic Archive

Over 600 in-depth features about natural history and culture. Includes NZGeo TV which contains hundreds of hours of natural history video.

Science for tamariki

Science Fairs

Help to get you started on your science fair project, from choosing a topic and researching it.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids is a great place to find pictures and articles about animals and our natural world.

Inventions and Inventors

Find out who invented it (and when) with our lists of inventions, and collections covering inventions

Astronomy & Space

Find out more about outer space and astronomy with our library resources and selected websites.

more science

New Zealand earth science and geology

Find resources and information on earth science and geology, including earthquakes, and volcanoes.

Climate Change

Find information on Climate Change and what you can do to help.

Nature and Science newsletter

For titles that reveal the surprising and wondrous about the world we live in be sure to read our bi-monthly Nature and Science newsletter.

Popular science reading guide

Popular science takes science and makes it engaging and interesting to read. We recommend some great popular science titles and authors.

Science Magazines

National Geographic Virtual Library

The digital archive of the world-renowned magazine National Geographic.

Science & Nature eMagazines

Get the latest science magazine covering topics, science, nature and technology straight to your device - always available.

New Zealand Geographic Archive

Over 600 in-depth features about natural history and culture. Includes NZGeo TV which contains hundreds of hours of natural history video.

Scientific American Archive 1845 to 2015

Online archive of Scientific American, that has been reporting on unique insights and developments in science and technology since 1845.

Science and Society 2022

Science and Society 2022: Verginia and Nga Roimata

Oct 31st | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Canterbury branch of Royal Society NZ presents a talk on Verginia and Nga Roimata by Assoc. Prof. Alison Griffiths.

Science and Society 2022: World War I and the ancient world

Nov 28th | 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Canterbury branch of Royal Society NZ presents a talk on World War I and the ancient world by Dr Gary Morrison.
Back to Top