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AHS Subject Guides: Science: Print Resources

This guide includes print and online resources for Science: Courses include: Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Forensics, Human Anatomy, etc.

Science Print Resources

Print Resources:

Print Resources include a full range of books, reference materials like encyclopedias, and some magazines. You can search for specific materials using the library's online catalog.


Books on these topics can be found in the non-fiction section of the library, in the number range:


500 (Natural Sciences, Astronomy, Sound, Gas, Light, Heat, Chemistry, Geology, Fossils, Biology, Botony, Zoology, etc.) - 600 (Applied Science, Technology, Human Anatomy, Health, Pharmacology, Agriculture, Food and Beverage, etc.)


You can also search in the online library catalog by the specific topic you are interested in.

You will find books like these: (Listed as title, author, call #)


Almost Everyone's Guide to Science: the universe, life and everything.  

John Gribbon with Mary Gribbin.

Call # 500 GRI



The textbook for AP Biology, Campbell Biology AP Edition 9th Edition includes interactive electronic resources. To access them, paste the address below into your browser. This will ONLY work from inside the school network.



Reference Books:

Subject-specific research books, like encyclopedias, can be found in the REFERENCE section of the library. The labels always start with an R. Look to the right and left on the shelves for more possibilities.


The New Encyclopedia of Science

Call # R 503 NEW

Amity High School, Amity Region 5 School District, Woodbridge, CT 06525, 203-397-4844 Librarians: Robert F. Musco and Victoria Hulse Copyright 2017