HowStuffWorks

Website review by Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Excellent tool for kids with nuts-and-bolts questions.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 16+

Has a very explicit sexual health section

Some great stuff about science, but hidden in this website are very explicit sections about sexual health that is absolutely not child friendly and the website does not actually say that it is for kids.

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Too much sex
age 18+

Be afraid that this website will come after you

This place is garbage. Please don't allow your children to visit this site. They run the risk of having a copyright infringement case filed against them. I posted a link to their website on Yahoo Answers and received an infringement violation 2 years later. This website files complaints against people who drive traffic to their website and complains about people who DON'T INFRINGE ON COPYRIGHT MATERIAL.

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    Collaborative reference: Research with caution.

    age 13+

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