• See how science remains integral to every subject

    Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science in Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

  • Key Features

    Seamless user sign-in

    Users can sign into In Context resources using their Google Account credentials.

    Hot Spots with details

    Exclusive to Science In Context
    Images on the homepage have hot spots that when scrolled-over show additional content/details associated with that image.

    Information discovery

    Links in copy enable pop-up windows providing information on related topics and websites to help students discover other relevant digital content. 

    Highlights and notes

    Highlights and Notes tool help students personalize content and support the development of key study and organizational skills. Highlighted content and annotations can be downloaded and exported for additional use. 

    Responsive design

    Mobile-responsive design adapts to any device for easier use.

  • Scope and Depth

    • Millions of full-text articles are drawn from hundreds of national and global newspapers, magazines, and journals.  
    • More than 200 experiments and projects -- some exclusive to U*X*L Experiment Central  -- provide practical experience.
    • Content is aligned to National and State Science standards, including Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and Project 2061
    • Reference content from Gale and its publishing partners includes top titles such as:
      • Gale Encyclopedia of Science  
      • World of Anatomy and Physiology  
      • Earth Sciences for Students  
      • The Macmillan Science Library  
      • And many more 


    • Engage users with thousands of images, videos, and audio selections from authoritative sources