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Science: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Science

Science Classes

Check the Science department website for more information on courses and programs. Check with a counselor to see what classes are currently required.

Useful and Relevant Search Words

These are some of the search words that students may need for a research project. Other words may be useful in addition to those listed below. Consult your textbook, class notes, or assignment guidelines for topic ideas.


Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations. Try words for specific issues relevant to the topic.Try both technical and common usage words. Try names of relevant places or persons.

  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Astronomy
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Oceanography
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geology
  • Geometry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Immunology
  • Natural History
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Science (General)
  • Soil Science
  • Zoology


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Terri Bonow
College of the Redwoods Library
7351 Thompkins Hill Rd. Eureka, Ca. 95501

For Del Norte and Distance Education students

Online resources are set up to be accessible to all students from any location at any time. You may be prompted to login using your WebAdvisor ID and your eight digit birth date.  Physical format books from Eureka can be requested and delivered to Del Norte, and vice versa. 

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.