• 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.

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      Science in Context homepage with new design (desktop PC)

    • Desktop Portal Home Page

      Spotlight Feature: Experiments
      Science in Context contains more than 200 experiments and projects, ranging from very simple to complex.

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      Homepage automatically scales to fit any screen size (iPad Mini)

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      Responsive design scales topic pages to fit any screen size (Nexus7)

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      Read content on the go from a laptop, tablet, or phone (HTC One)


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    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