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HowStuffWorks Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent tool for kids with nuts-and-bolts questions.
URL: http://www.howstuffworks.com/
(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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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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Pixton Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Create impressive comics with simple click-and-drag tools.
URL: https://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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Animoto Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Creative, easy-to-use tool for making and sharing videos.
URL: http://animoto.com/
(2012)
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Audacity Website Poster Image
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age 12+
A source for fun, free sound editing software.
URL: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
(2012)
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Twine Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Interactive story-creation tool is fun but complicated
URL: https://twinery.org/
(2015)
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Pixorial Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Create a bank of video memories with this digital tool.
URL: http://www.pixorial.com/
(2013)
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PhotoPeach Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Slide-show creation made super simple, plus music.
URL: http://www.photopeach.com
(2013)
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Tagxedo Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Simple tag cloud creator gives words shape.
URL: http://www.tagxedo.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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Mozilla Popcorn Maker Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Robust online video editor teaches responsible remix.
URL: https://popcorn.webmaker.org/
(2013)
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Mozilla Thimble Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantastic online editor teaches kids to write the Web.
URL: https://thimble.mozilla.org/
(2015)
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SoundJunction Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Music site has impressive detail, weak interactive elements.
URL: http://www.soundjunction.org/
(2013)
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Infogr.am Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Easy-to-use tool produces snazzy infographics, few extras.
URL: https://infogr.am
(2013)
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LitPick Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Tween critics review YA picks in safe online book nook.
URL: http://www.litpick.com
(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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instaGrok Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Interactive mind maps aid research and deep comprehension.
URL: http://www.instagrok.com
(2013)
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YouthSpark Hub Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Microsoft's youth programs offer vast tech opportunities.
URL: https://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/en-us/youthspark/youthsparkhub/
(2014)
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