All Reviews

age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Challenging retro space puzzler tests skills, patience.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun, puzzling astronaut adventure that's out of this world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Awkward format hinders radio-inspired science series.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Accessible, action-heavy space strategy with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
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age 10+
 
LEARNING
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Ship-building sim lacks story, consistent multiplayer.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
age 10+
 
Viral video experiments inspire entertaining science series.
Network: SCIENCE
(2015)
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Tech-focused sci-fi puzzler challenges, makes players think.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Educational docuseries explores group psychology.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2014)
age 10+
 
Families look for better lives off the grid in mild reality.
Network: TLC
(2014)
age 10+
 
Democrat and Republican on a desert island = boring.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Throwback arcade shooter fun but has weak story, visuals.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2014)
age 10+
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 10+
 
Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Informative, engrossing docu about saying no to sugar.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
age 10+
 
History's greatest ideas are smart fun for curious families.
Network: PBS
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Inspiring story about an underdog high school robotics team.
On DVD/Streaming
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Fearless heroine tackles a deliciously creepy forest quest.
By Heather Mackey
(2014)

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