App Reviews

Apollo 11 Movie Poster Image
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age 5+
Moon-landing docu has awesome footage but may bore kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Strangers: Greystone Secrets, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids travel to another dimension in clever sci-fi adventure.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2019)
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Nintendo Labo Toy-Con VR Kit Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cardboard crafting meets fun virtual reality experiences.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspiring bio of brilliant NASA mathematician in the 1960s.
By Suzanne Slade
(2019)
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Seek by iNaturalist App Poster Image
age 8+
Snap photos, spot species with kid-friendly citizen science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Drawing Academy Games for Kids App Poster Image
age 5+
Guided drawings come alive, but too many ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2019)
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JigSpace App Poster Image
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age 8+
Cool virtual models for learning; AR has limitations.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2019)
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Rox's Secret Code App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun with code and planning skills brings robots to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Science Fair Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Compelling, entertaining docu about teen science geniuses.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Inventing Tomorrow Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Feel-good teen-scientist docu ideal for STEM-focused kids.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Subwords App Poster Image
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age 8+
Fusion between trivia and word game engages spellers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Math Learner: Easy Mathematics App Poster Image
age 5+
Solid, simple math drills don't justify steep subscription.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan uses science to save world in fast-paced adventure.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2018)
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Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere Book Poster Image
age 5+
Exciting story of launching 1930 deep-sea diving tank.
By Barb Rosenstock
(2018)
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Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun hands-on projects, inspiration for different thinkers.
By Temple Grandin
(2018)
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Odd Squad: World Turned Odd TV Poster Image
age 5+
Hilarity ensues as time-traveling agents mess with history.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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EngiNerds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Rogue robots, realistic friendships in smart series launch.
By Jarrett Lerner
(2017)
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Khan Academy TV Poster Image
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age 5+
Educational videos are an exceptional resource for students.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2013)
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The Friendship Code: Girls Who Code, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girls learn coding, solve problems in fun, easy mystery.
By Stacia Deutsch
(2017)
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Fight for Space Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Thoughtful docu about space program urges return to cosmos.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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