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CBC Kids News Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Interesting news, but it can be hard to find some stories.
URL: https://www.cbc.ca/kidsnews/
(2018)
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Mapoosa Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Sim world offers some learning games but lacks depth.
URL: http://www.mapoosa.com
(2015)
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Scribble Scoop Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, funny kid-friendly mini-articles are a mixed bag.
URL: http://scribblescoop.com
(2015)
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Thrively Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Find activities relevant to kids' strengths and interests.
URL: http://www.thrively.com/
(2014)
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DOGO News Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Interactive, kid-friendly news source gives kids the scoop.
URL: https://www.dogonews.com/
(2014)
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Newseum Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Sample the D.C. museum's mix of media coverage and history.
URL: http://www.newseum.org/
(2014)
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Mango Languages Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Great interface, cool videos focus on culture, conversation.
URL: http://www.mangolanguages.com
(2013)
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Engineering.com Games Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Deep selection of thought-provoking game links.
URL: http://www.engineering.com/GamesPuzzles/tabid/82/Default.aspx
(2013)
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Have Fun with History Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Watch American history on film, plus a few interactives.
URL: http://www.havefunwithhistory.com
(2013)
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The Harry Potter Alliance Website Poster Image
age 11+
Fans can fight real-world evil with social-activism site.
URL: https://www.thehpalliance.org
(2013)
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National Archives Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Treasure trove of history, lineage, and other resources.
URL: http://www.archives.gov/
(2013)
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Wordia Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Limited data, errors detract from spelling and word fun.
URL: http://www.wordia.com/
(2013)
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Quizlet Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Millions of user-created flash card sets; some can be iffy.
URL: http://www.quizlet.com
(2013)
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The Ozone Hole Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Mediocre design buries useful ozone layer facts.
URL: http://www.theozonehole.com
(2013)
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Branches of Power Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Creative simulation teaches kids the legislative process.
URL: https://www.icivics.org/games/branches-power
(2013)
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Executive Command Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Quick, feel-good tour of the presidency.
URL: https://www.icivics.org/games/executive-command
(2013)
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Biz Kid$ Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Upbeat site paves the way to financial and business success.
URL: http://bizkids.com
(2012)
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Kiva Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Micro-loan site gives everyone the chance to help.
URL: http://www.kiva.org
(2012)
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FactMonster Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Tons of fun info on topics from math to history to sports.
URL: http://www.factmonster.com
(2012)
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Playwala Website Poster Image
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age 11+
Gaming site attempts to mix charity and play.
URL: http://www.playwala.com
(2012)
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