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National Geographic Kids Website Poster Image
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Among its educational games, kid-friendly information, and great footage, this online component to National Geographic Kids magazine does have some videos that feature animals stalking and attacking their prey.

NOVA Elements App Poster Image
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Info-packed science app great for learning about the elements. Kids will get interested in the building blocks of matter as they construct atoms and molecules using touchscreen features.

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More than 230 games touch on topics such as math, science, and even engineering and media literacy. Some are rich with learning content and some are more for fun, but all boast a typical PBS high-quality design and learning approach.

Pines to Vines - The Forest Biome App Poster Image
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Amazing digital textbook brings forests to kids' fingertips. Lots of interactive elements in six comprehensive chapters; kids can tap keywords to see supporting images and definitions and read fun facts.

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PowerMyLearning Connect Website Poster Image
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Best of the Web's educational content all in one spot. Education experts search other websites to find the best material and make it accessible by putting it here. Easy-to-use and versatile site with high-quality material from trustworthy sources.

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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.