Landman Library

Subject Guide: Science Education

Subject Specific Databases


ERIC  Authoritative database of indexed and full-text educational literature and resources.

           Playlist of video tutorials on how to search ERIC.


General / Related Databases

Sage Premier  Over 800 journals published by Sage., including journals in international relations, education, sociology, business, and more.

Short video introduction to keyword searching in Sage.

Academic Search Ultimate  Robust bibliographic database with over 10,000 active full-text journals and magazines, over 9,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals, and over 6,500 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo, in subjects including Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Philosophy, Science, and Technology.

OmniFile Full-Text Mega  Covers several core subjects, featuring full-text articles from more than 3,000 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed. Additional coverage includes graphical content, podcasts, foreign language article translations, and downloadable mp3 and article read alouds.

ScienceDirect  Scholarly articles from over 8,000 scientific, technical, and medical journals.

EBook Central Browse and access thousands of ebook titles.


Science Education Journals

This is not a complete list of journals. You can search the catalog and Find a Journal for other titles.

Print journals are located on the lower level of the library, alphabetized by title. 

American Biology Teacher. Not refereed. Print 1962-2010 | Online 2005-2011

Journal of Chemical Education. Not refereed. Print 1971-2011 | Online 1996-present

Journal of College Science Teaching. Refereed. Print 1971-2009 | Online 2005-present 

Journal of Environmental Education. Refereed. Print 1969-2007 | Online 1994-18 months ago

Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Refereed. Print 1976-2013 | Online 2008-present

Journal of the Learning Sciences. Refereed.  Online 1997-present 

School Science & Mathematics. Refereed. Print 1976-2006 | Online 1999-1 year ago

Science and Children. Not refereed. Print 1986-2009 | Online 2005-present

Science Education. Refereed. Print 1973-2015 | Online 2008-present

Science Scope. Not refereed. 2005-present | Online 

Science Teacher. Not refereed. Print 1962-2008 | Online 2005-present

This is not a complete list of journals. You can search the  catalog and Find a Journal for other titles.

Print journals are located on the lower level of the library, alphabetized by title. 

Science Education Websites

Institute for Inquiry. Professional development organization with information on valuable books and online full-text articles and reports.

NSTA. Page from National Science Teachers Association of guides and recommended resources.

NAAEE. North American Association for Environmental Education’s resources page.

Science Friday. Website for the popular NPR program with teacher resource guides.


Curriculum Lab

The Curriculum Lab is located on the first floor, near the back of the library. There, you can find:

  • Lesson- and Curriculum-Planning Resources
  • Children’s Literature
  • Juvenile and Young Adult Non-Fiction
  • K-12 Textbooks
  • Classroom Activities
  • Smart Board 

The Engineering is Elementary series may be of particular interest to science education students 

The collection contains many award-winning children's books, including winners of the Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Stonewall Award, and Coretta Scott King Award.

How to Find Curriculm Lab Materials in the Catalog:

  • Click on Advanced Search
  • Use the Shelving Location tab to select Curriculum materials
New: Online Curriculum Lab!

The Curriculum Lab is now online via Canvas! Enroll in the Canvas course for access to online Curriculum Lab resources and materials!