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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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MyGames4Girls Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Site offers more fluff than feminism.
URL: http://www.mygames4girls.com/
(2015)
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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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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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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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Lingro Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Crowdsourced language-learning tool translates websites.
URL: http://www.lingro.com
(2013)
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Geoguessr Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Addictive, globe-trotting guessing game gets kids thinking.
URL: https://geoguessr.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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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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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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CNN 10 Website Poster Image
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age 12+
News site for kids has access to adult articles and topics.
URL: https://www.cnn.com/cnn10
(2013)
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Curating Change Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Stories of strong women highlight positive role models.
URL: http://exhibitions.globalfundforwomen.org/curating-change-2014
(2013)
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YourCommonwealth Website Poster Image
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age 12+
A global community of civic-minded young people.
URL: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org
(2012)
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AsktheJudge.info Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Retired judge talks kids' rights and the law.
URL: http://www.askthejudge.info
(2012)
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iCivics Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(2012)
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Counties Work Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Free county sim teaches civics via wacky citizen requests.
URL: https://www.icivics.org/games/counties-work
(2012)
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The Learning Network Website Poster Image
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age 12+
NYTimes blog gives young people fluff-free news, discussion.
URL: https://www.nytimes.com/section/learning
(2011)
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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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