All Reviews

age 12+
 
LEARNING
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Learn physics while designing your own roller coaster.
URL: https://s.ncta.com/CoasterCrafter/Default.aspx
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Mobile planetarium brings night sky up close, beautifully.
Devices: Android
(2013)
csm_app
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Beautiful astronomy resource is rich with information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Gravity-powered astronomy game fun, teaches physics.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Have fun with anatomy using 3-D images, interactive tools.
URL: http://www.innerbody.com
(2012)
csm_game
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Tough, fresh strategy game is like Civilization in space.
Platforms: Windows
(2012)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Uneven mini-games let kids grapple with mechanics concepts.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Text-heavy reference tool highlights major discoveries.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Info-packed resource lacks hands-on fun.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Fun fantasy strategy game for kids is combat-heavy.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
csm_website
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
age 12+
 
Patients search for answers to vexing questions.
Network: Discovery Channel, Discovery Health Channel
(2005)
age 12+
 
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
age 12+
 
Unusual documentary pointless but engrossing.
On DVD/Streaming
(1999)
csm_movie
age 12+
 
Controversial but hopeful global warming documentary.
On DVD/Streaming
(2011)
csm_book
age 12+
 
Zany adventure in the Florida Everglades spoofs reality TV.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2012)
age 12+
 
U.S. industrial systems are more interesting than you think.
Network: PBS
(2012)
age 12+
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)

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