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By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Informative girl-power site for young scientists.

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age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

I wasted my time so you don't have to

After spending 5 minutes it became obvious this was a site that was basically a big advertisement. 260 bucks to sign up for the next whatever it was they were advertising. There is no educational content on this site that I can tell.

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The Girls, Math & Science Partnership aims "to engage, educate, and embrace girls as architects of change" -- a mission that's carried out colorfully on BRAINCAKE. The site rounds up helpful resources and links to lots of other sites, from educational games to information on careers, homework help, and science news. Original content on BrainCake includes interviews with notable girls and women in science, an engaging collection of teen-hosted podcasts called GirlTalk Radio, and an excellent mentor-match program. The site does a good job presenting science and math as vibrant, relevant pursuits, rather than subjects to struggle with in school.

Online interaction: Registered users can enter contests and provide feedback to the site.

Website Details

  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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