Science and technology
Scotland's scientists made some of the most important discoveries that helped us to understand the world and invented some of the technologies we rely on today. Scottish science is still at the cutting edge of scientific development.
National Library of Scotland collections can introduce the scientists of the past and support the study of science today.
Specially designed to support classroom teaching using our collections.
Find out about some of the pioneering Scottish women of science.
NLS websites featuring collection items with interpretation and background information.