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Project Squirrel Website Poster Image
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age 10+
Share squirrel observations as a citizen scientist.
URL: http://www.projectsquirrel.org/
(2013)
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iNaturalist Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Nature-loving community has some privacy issues for teens.
URL: http://www.inaturalist.org/
(2013)
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Science News for Students Website Poster Image
age 11+
Up-to-date STEM stories could inspire budding scientists.
URL: https://student.societyforscience.org/sciencenews-students
(2013)
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Rainforest Heroes Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Empowers kids to save the rainforest with actionable tasks.
URL: http://rainforestheroes.com/
(2013)
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Science of Everyday Life Website Poster Image
age 8+
Accessible family and school-oriented science activities.
URL: http://scienceofeverydaylife.com
(2014)
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Ology Website Poster Image
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age 9+
A blast of fun could propel museum science site to stars.
URL: http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology
(2014)
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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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Sparticl Website Poster Image
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age 13+
Great science resource, but advanced content can stump kids.
URL: http://www.sparticl.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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The Particle Adventure Website Poster Image
age 16+
Science site explains complex ideas, needs more engagement.
URL: http://particleadventure.org
(2015)
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Q-files Website Poster Image
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age 8+
Encyclopedia entries give brief but useful info on topics.
URL: https://www.q-files.com
(2015)
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e-learning for kids Website Poster Image
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age 6+
Free kid-friendly lessons have glitches, no learning paths.
URL: http://www.e-learningforkids.org
(2015)
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w3kids.com Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Fun lessons restricted by poor design, unintuitive controls.
URL: http://w3kids.com
(2015)
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Catch the Science Bug Website Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun investigations are science-related; not very scientific.
URL: http://sciencebug.org
(2013)
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SciStarter Website Poster Image
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age 12+
Citizen-science database has clunky search, info concerns.
URL: http://scistarter.com
(2015)
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Kids-n-Bids Website Poster Image
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age 7+
Educational concept relies on consumerism for motivation.
URL: https://www.kidsnbids.com
(2015)
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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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