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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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Whyville Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Social site with good edu value needs supervision.
URL: http://www.whyville.com/
(2007)
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Science Bob Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Experiment-packed site with some seriously fun science info.
URL: http://www.sciencebob.com
(2011)
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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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InnerBody Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Have fun with anatomy using 3-D images, interactive tools.
URL: http://www.innerbody.com
(2012)
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Coaster Crafter: Build. Ride. Scream! Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Learn physics while designing your own roller coaster.
URL: https://s.ncta.com/CoasterCrafter/Default.aspx
(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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Wolfram Alpha Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Storehouse of data answers kids' questions -- if specific.
URL: http://www.wolframalpha.com
(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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Pixorial Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Create a bank of video memories with this digital tool.
URL: http://www.pixorial.com/
(2013)
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PhotoPeach Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Slide-show creation made super simple, plus music.
URL: http://www.photopeach.com
(2013)
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Tagxedo Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Simple tag cloud creator gives words shape.
URL: http://www.tagxedo.com/
(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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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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SoundJunction Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Music site has impressive detail, weak interactive elements.
URL: http://www.soundjunction.org/
(2013)
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That Quiz Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Free quiz site is simple but effective -- and customizable.
URL: http://www.thatquiz.org/
(2013)
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Infogr.am Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Easy-to-use tool produces snazzy infographics, few extras.
URL: http://infogr.am
(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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instaGrok Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Interactive mind maps aid research and deep comprehension.
URL: http://www.instagrok.com
(2013)
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