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Codecademy Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Smart site gives teens hands-on experience with coding.
URL: https://www.codecademy.com/
(2012)
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United Stats of America TV Poster Image
age 12+
Edutaining show features history, numbers, mild innuendo.
Network: History
(2012)
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Doc McStuffins TV Poster Image
age 4+
Excellent preschool series has positive messages for kids.
Network: Disney Junior
(2012)
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Wallace & Gromit: World of Invention Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Nifty "how stuff works" show has some technical details.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Planesrunner: Everness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
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Team Umizoomi Game Poster Image
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age 4+
Math-based adventures well-suited to preschoolers.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
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Sid's Science Fair App Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging app lets kids experiment, explore with TV faves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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The Infernals Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Devilish comic adventure in hell mixes physics, philosophy.
By John Connolly
(2011)
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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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NASA App Poster Image
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age 7+
Information-packed tool delivers videos, photos, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Space Physics App Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever physics game can be tricky on small screens.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Math Blaster Online Game Poster Image
age 7+
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Design Squad Nation TV Poster Image
age 6+
Kids' building projects are smart fun for curious families.
Network: PBS Kids
(2011)
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Virals: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
By Kathy Reichs
(2010)
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Great Migrations TV Poster Image
age 10+
Nature's harsh realities may be too intense for young kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2010)
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Gamestar Mechanic Game Poster Image
age 10+
Grand adventure teaches you to design your own games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That TV Poster Image
age 3+
Funny feline makes natural science fun for kids.
Network: PBS Kids
(2010)
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Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman TV Poster Image
age 12+
Complex physics made fun on interesting educational series.
Network: SCIENCE
(2010)
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The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge Book Poster Image
age 8+
A hefty science lesson mixed with tips on taking action.
By Joanna Cole
(2010)
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