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Science: Getting Started

Science Department

The Timberlane Science Department offers core courses in physical and life sciences and half-year electives in life and earth sciences to support the needs, goals, and interests of Timberlane students. Using laboratory and fieldwork to support classroom instruction and discussion each course develops an appreciation for the nature of science and critical skills for scientific thought, conceptual understanding, experimentation, data acquisition and analysis skills and facility in communicating experimental results.

What you will find in the Libguide:

This guide includes interesting and important resources in the science subject areas of:

Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Physics.  You will find

  • Call numbers
  • Keyword/subject terms
  • Selected books and ebooks
  • Local and national websites
  • DVDs and videos
  • Selected online magazines and databases
  • Other resources  

Branches of Science


Discover Your World Through Science

"Science is the attempt to make the chaotic diversity of our sense-experience correspond to a logically uniform system of thought."

- Albert Einstein 1879-1955