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The Tavern Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Online forum for historical debate barely scratches surface.
URL: http://whatsnew.history.org/topics/tavern/
(2015)
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Virtual Republic Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Current-event site designed to get kids into activism.
URL: http://ideaofamerica.org/
(2015)
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KidzSearch.com Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Mostly safe kid-focused search engine packs many ads, flaws.
URL: http://www.kidzsearch.com
(2015)
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SCOTUSblog Website Poster Image
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age 16+
Comprehensive unbiased coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court.
URL: http://www.scotusblog.com/
(2015)
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We the Economy Website Poster Image
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age 14+
Short films get kids thinking about the economy.
URL: https://wetheeconomy.com/
(2015)
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Curious Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Video education site with many classes not always academic.
URL: https://curious.com/
(2015)
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Lessonface Website Poster Image
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age 9+
Learn an instrument online with live lessons from real pros.
URL: http://www.lessonface.com
(2014)
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8notes.com Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Mostly free sheet music and lots of instrument resources.
URL: http://8notes.com
(2013)
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Incredibox Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Explore musical elements with your very own beatboxing crew.
URL: http://www.incredibox.com
(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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Chromatik Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Organize, annotate, record, and share sheet music online.
URL: http://chromatik.com/
(2013)
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Scenarios USA Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Short films made by teens, for teens tackle social issues.
URL: http://www.scenariosusa.org
(2012)
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Teen Nick Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Good site for teens to watch and discuss fave Nick shows.
URL: http://www.teennick.com
(2012)
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HuffPost Teen Website Poster Image
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age 13+
News for teens by teens, with access to adult topics.
URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/teen/
(2012)
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HippoCampus Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Online lectures are good for math and science review.
URL: http://www.hippocampus.org
(2012)
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Creating Music Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Play composer with this kid-friendly music site.
URL: http://www.creatingmusic.com/
(2009)
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