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Girl Gone Viral Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tech-based story has great messages but is light on thrills.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2019)
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Superb true tale of remarkable teen; some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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SciShow TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Answers to serious, silly, and some sexy science questions.
Network: YouTube Channel
(2012)
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Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring true story of teen coders' video game success.
By Andrea Gonzales, Sophie Houser
(2017)
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White Rabbit Project TV Poster Image
age 12+
MythBusters crew has fun exploring history with science.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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Fun Science: A Guide to Life, the Universe and Why Science Is So Awesome Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTube superstar makes learning about the cosmos fun.
By Charlie McDonnell
(2016)
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Into the Inferno Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fascinating docu explores volcanoes and scientific passion.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Mimo: Learn how to code through interactive tutorials and quizzes! App Poster Image
age 12+
Mini-lessons build big coding know-how for tweens to adults.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
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Offworld Trading Company Game Poster Image
age 12+
Commerce trumps combat in unique strategy game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Alive Inside Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring, tween-friendly docu on music's impact on memory.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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DragonBox Algebra 12+ App Poster Image
age 12+
Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2014)
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The Numbers Game TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fun look at statistics, social behavior has intense images.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2013)
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Threatened Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense wilderness-survival tale warns of chimpanzee peril.
By Eliot Schrefer
(2014)
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Math Central Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Impressive depth and range will wow adults and kids alike.
URL: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/index.php
(2013)
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KidsRuby Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Download gives good background on coding, so-so instruction.
URL: http://kidsruby.com
(2013)
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Jurassic Park Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Terrifyingly realistic dinos run amok in sci-fi landmark.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Robots for iPad App Poster Image
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age 12+
Interactive app best for tweens, teens interested in robots.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Bomb: The Race to Build -- and Steal -- the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Book Poster Image
age 12+
Complex, suspenseful story of developing The Bomb.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2012)
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