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Dirty Jobs Down Under with Mike Rowe TV Poster Image
age 11+
Spin-off takes ick and shtick to Australia; some language.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2012)
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Buzzmath Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Glitzy, core-aligned math lessons grab kids' attention.
URL: https://www.buzzmath.com/
(2013)
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Code Monster from Crunchzilla Website Poster Image
age 11+
Fun programming lessons from a friendly monster guide.
URL: http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-monster
(2014)
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Mr. Holmes Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Smart, literate, low-key drama about memory and stories.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Way Things Work Now Book Poster Image
age 11+
Captivating look at the things that power our world.
By David Macaulay
(2016)
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Springin' - Create, Share, and Play App Poster Image
age 11+
Game creator has great potential but steep learning curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Vsauce TV Poster Image
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age 11+
Intelligent, fun-loving science learning worth watching.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2007)
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MathPapa - Algebra Calculator App Poster Image
age 11+
Handy algebra helper with X factor; watch for cheating.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Age of A.I. TV Poster Image
age 11+
Informative series demystifies artificial intelligence.
Network: YouTube
(2019)
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Gattaca Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
'90s science fiction has mature themes, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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21 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Breezy Vegas con film fun, with some iffy stuff.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Lost Planet 3 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Mediocre sci-fi shooter doesn't do much for the series.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Breakthrough TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Fascinating docu series vibrantly explores science topics.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2015)
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Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space Game Poster Image
age 14+
Sci-fi extermination game plagued by too many glitchy bugs.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2015)
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Into the Stars Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Lead humanity through space in stat-heavy simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2016)
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Monster Hunter Generations Game Poster Image
age 14+
Tough, deep adventure is monstrously fun for adventure fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Long Journey Home Game Poster Image
age 14+
Space tale filled with challenge, choice, and consequence.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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Observation Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Tough sci-fi puzzler has intense story, strong language.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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