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NOVA TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Stellar science series expands curious minds.
Network: PBS
(1974)
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October Sky Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Inspiring tale for older tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Good Will Hunting Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Moving story of brilliant, troubled youth for older teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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Gamestar Mechanic Game Poster Image
age 10+
Grand adventure teaches you to design your own games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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Portal 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Inventive and enjoyable spatial puzzler with mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon: The Expeditioners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
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Math Snacks Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Bite-size but meaty collection of entertaining math games.
URL: http://www.mathsnacks.com/
(2013)
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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey TV Poster Image
age 10+
Update of Sagan classic is smart, visually spectacular.
Network: Fox, National Geographic Channel
(2014)
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The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate Book Poster Image
age 10+
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
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The Blackthorn Key, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Puzzles, explosions in thrilling 1600s mystery adventure.
By Kevin Sands
(2015)
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The Thing About Jellyfish Book Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful, grief-tinged, coming-of-age story has it all.
By Ali Benjamin
(2015)
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Human Body Theater Book Poster Image
age 10+
Fact-filled and funny comic outlines human biology.
By Maris Wicks
(2015)
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Swift Playgrounds App Poster Image
age 10+
Learning feels like play in sleek, approachable coder.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
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Dragon Quest Builders Game Poster Image
age 10+
Imaginative world-building game with mild cartoon violence.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
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See You in the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sweet, quirky road story sparkles with warmth and wisdom.
By Jack Cheng
(2017)
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Girls Who Code:  Learn to Code and Change the World Book Poster Image
age 10+
Lively, engaging how-to empowers girls to love coding.
By Reshma Saujani
(2017)
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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematican Katherine Johnson Book Poster Image
age 10+
Must-read true story of trailblazing NASA mathematician.
By Katherine Johnson
(2019)
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Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation Book Poster Image
age 10+
Nonstop adventure, science, and young genius in fun mystery.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2019)
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Naked Science TV Poster Image
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age 10+
Science demystified; best for bigger kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2004)
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