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The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Website Poster Image
age 13+
Stellar history resource offers great primary source access.
URL: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/
(2015)
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Center for Civic Education Website Poster Image
age 12+
Good political-awareness resources limited by dated content.
URL: http://www.civiced.org/home
(2015)
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The Tavern Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Online forum for historical debate barely scratches surface.
URL: http://whatsnew.history.org/topics/tavern/
(2015)
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euronews Website Poster Image
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age 12+
News site gives European view on events.
URL: http://www.euronews.com
(2015)
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PolitiFact Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Find out who's telling the truth in politics.
URL: http://www.politifact.com/
(2015)
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Sparticl Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.org/
(2015)
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Aplus Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Positive stories are kid-friendly; comments limit the fun.
URL: http://aplus.com/
(2015)
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SciStarter Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
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Physics Central Website Poster Image
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age 13+
No instruction, but lots of ideas, inspiration, and fun.
URL: http://www.physicscentral.org/
(2014)
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BioDigital Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Explore the vast human body with outstanding anatomy tool.
URL: https://www.biodigitalhuman.com
(2014)
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Encyclopedia of Life Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Help build an extraordinary database of all life on Earth.
URL: http://eol.org/
(2013)
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myHistro Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Multimedia time line site puts kids on the map.
URL: http://www.myhistro.com
(2013)
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Museum Box Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Curate collections, history with nifty archive tool.
URL: http://museumbox.e2bn.org/
(2013)
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iNaturalist Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Nature-loving community has some privacy issues for teens.
URL: http://www.inaturalist.org/
(2013)
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Historypin Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Cool history project empowers teens to connect and share.
URL: https://www.historypin.org/en/
(2013)
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Smarthistory Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Multimedia presentation makes art history come to life.
URL: https://smarthistory.org/
(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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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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