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Mr. Nussbaum! Learning + Fun Website Poster Image
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Quick, before school starts: Send your kids to this edu-site to brush up on math, science, English, and social studies. Layout is a bit busy, but lots of games and opportunities for drill practice.

My Incredible Body - Guide to Learn About the Human Body for Children - Educational Science App with Anatomy for Kids App Poster Image
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Eye-catching app gives kids guided tours through the digestive, respiratory, skeletal, urinary, sensory, muscular, and cardiovascular systems using medically accurate 3-D models and brief, kid-friendly audio clips.

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NASA Kids' Club Website Poster Image
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Kids may only be captivated for about an hour, but the space-related games, videos, and other activities are well-designed, easy to understand, and -- best of all -- fun.

NASA's Space Place Website Poster Image
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Games and projects teach kids space and Earth science. The well-organized site is packed with info that's presented in a unique format, such as audio responses to questions kids can submit.

National Geographic Education Website Poster Image
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Resource library with a vast amount of multimedia content on topics such as animals, climate change, ecosystems, energy, migration, the ocean, STEM, and weather, all approached in a respectable, informative, and balanced way.

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Discuss your family's history and stories. Brainstorm ways to use technology to capture the story effectively, and help your child create a presentation, song, poem, or essay that expresses the story's tone and main ideas.
  • Do simple math to accomplish a task: If you're building a box, how much wood will you need for the sides? Measure the length, width, and height of the box. How would you figure out the volume of water it would hold?
  • Start to talk with your child about bullying, including cyberbullying. Even though social media may be years away, plant the seeds now for helping kids understand appropriate interactions, and let kids know they can talk to you about it.