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Pixton Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Create impressive comics with simple click-and-drag tools.
URL: http://www.pixton.com
(2012)
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ToonDoo Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Free reign for kids' creativity -- browse with caution.
URL: http://www.toondoo.com/
(2012)
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Coaster Crafter: Build. Ride. Scream! Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Learn physics while designing your own roller coaster.
URL: https://s.ncta.com/CoasterCrafter/Default.aspx
(2012)
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BrainBashers Games Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Massive collection of fun, free, online games.
URL: http://www.brainbashersgames.com/
(2012)
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InnerBody Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Have fun with anatomy using 3-D images, interactive tools.
URL: http://www.innerbody.com
(2012)
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Zibkids Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Site sparks business know-how but needs more work.
URL: http://www.zibkids.com
(2012)
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Jabbersmack Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Safe social networking for kids under 13.
URL: http://www.jabbersmack.com
(2012)
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Coolmath Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Info and games designed to boost math's fun factor.
URL: http://www.coolmath.com
(2012)
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Roblox Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Game creator can nurture skills, games, chat may be violent.
URL: http://www.roblox.com
(2012)
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Pottermore Website Poster Image
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age 10+
More info than interactivity, but Potterheads will love it.
URL: http://www.pottermore.com
(2012)
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Franktown Rocks Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Music and social networking combine in safe, cool hangout.
URL: http://www.franktownrocks.com/
(2012)
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Smithsonian: TweenTribune Website Poster Image
age 10+
Trustworthy tween news site has cool classroom component.
URL: https://www.tweentribune.com
(2012)
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BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper Website Poster Image
age 10+
Vast library of links a boon for kids doing online research.
URL: http://www.bjpinchbeck.com/
(2011)
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The Learning Network Website Poster Image
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age 12+
NYTimes blog gives young people fluff-free news, discussion.
URL: https://www.nytimes.com/section/learning
(2011)
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Science Bob Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Experiment-packed site with some seriously fun science info.
URL: http://www.sciencebob.com
(2011)
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Exploratorium Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Captivating site on everyday (and advanced) science topics.
URL: http://www.exploratorium.edu/
(2011)
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Kidipede: History For Kids Website Poster Image
age 10+
Dig into the fun history, but ignore strange ads.
URL: http://www.historyforkids.org
(2011)
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Animal Jam Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Beware unmonitored chat in Nat Geo virtual world.
URL: http://www.animaljam.com
(2010)
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I Was Wondering Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Girls can find great role models on smart science site.
URL: http://www.iwaswondering.org
(2010)
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New Moon Girls Online Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Dynamo site for girls has priorities right.
URL: http://www.newmoon.com/
(2008)
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