Website Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
csm_website
URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(2012)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This impressive database of fine and classical art features museum collections from around the world and lets kids curate their own galleries for study and inspiration. 
csm_website
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
Editors' pick
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thimble provides one of the most inviting and supportive environments available for kids who want to code and feel like they're a part of the learn-to-code movement.
csm_website
URL: https://thimble.webmaker.org/
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
NYTimes blog gives young people fluff-free news, discussion.
csm_website
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/learning
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Social site with good edu value needs supervision.
csm_website
URL: http://www.whyville.com/
(2007)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great academic videos with math practice for skills mastery.
csm_website
URL: http://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn physics while designing your own roller coaster.
csm_website
URL: https://games.ciconline.org/coastercrafter/
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create impressive comics with simple click-and-drag tools.
csm_website
URL: http://www.pixton.com
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative, easy-to-use tool for making and sharing videos.
csm_website
URL: http://animoto.com/
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
A global community of civic-minded young people.
csm_website
URL: http://www.yourcommonwealth.org
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Curate collections, history with nifty archive tool.
csm_website
URL: http://museumbox.e2bn.org/
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Robust online video editor teaches responsible remix.
csm_website
URL: https://popcorn.webmaker.org/
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tween critics review YA picks in safe online book nook.
csm_website
URL: http://www.litpick.com
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Impressive depth and range will wow adults and kids alike.
csm_website
URL: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/index.php
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Microsoft's youth programs offer vast tech opportunities.
csm_website
URL: https://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/en-us/youthspark/youthsparkhub/
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Excellent tool for kids with nuts-and-bolts questions.
csm_website
URL: http://www.howstuffworks.com/
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Info and games designed to boost math's fun factor.
csm_website
URL: http://www.coolmath.com
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Experiment-packed site with some seriously fun science info.
csm_website
URL: http://www.sciencebob.com
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Have fun with anatomy using 3-D images, interactive tools.
csm_website
URL: http://www.innerbody.com
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Free reign for kids' creativity -- browse with caution.
csm_website
URL: http://www.toondoo.com/
(2012)

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