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Jefferson Lab Student Zone

By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Science-focused educational site offers cool homework help.

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love it. just because.

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The JEFFERSON LAB STUDENT ZONE is great as a research tool or study aid; the interactive features can help students learn about some very complex subjects, including balancing equations and the behavior of subatomic particles. The site also explains what happens at Jefferson Lab, a government-backed research institute, and makes the idea of becoming a scientist seem cool and exciting. However, some of the features are aimed more at the intermediate student than beginners; some of the games provide the correct answers but don’t always explain why these are the correct answers. Kids looking for help with their chemistry homework will find this site ideal, but few people are likely to visit just to play the games.

Website Details

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

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