Surfing the Net with Kids FREE Newsletter
Table of Contents
2. Sponsor’s Spot: Math Goodies
3. Weekly Topic: Pictures of Cats
4. What Did We Miss? Submit Site or Link To Us
5. Note from a Reader
6. Related Games
7. Related Video
8. Quote of the Week
9. Classified Ads
10. Subscription Management
#1. June 6, 2007
Googleâ€™s Street View is now live at Google Maps for five cities (San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Denver and Miami)
with more cities coming soon.
Street View is a 360-degree street-level photograph that has some people upset
about privacy concerns. Here, for example, is a view of
a San Francisco restaurant I dined at over the long Memorial Day weekend. .
Google retorts that all photos are taken from public streets, and therefore they are not violating anyoneâ€™s privacy.
What do you think?
Let me know by responding at Internet Tip of the Week:
See ya on the Net,
Barbara J. Feldman
"Surfing the Net with Kids"
#2. Math Goodies
Does your child need math help this summer? Do you want self-paced
math instruction for use at home or in the car?
Visit Math Goodies,
a free math help site that launched in 1998. Our interactive
games, and worksheets are designed to make math fun for students of
Math Goodies was a pioneer of interactive math instruction
and free math homework help. Today we have over 500 pages of activities
for students, teachers and parents. For the best math resources online
or off line, come and visit us today!
#3. Pictures of Cats
by Barbara J. Feldman
Pictures of Cats Printable (** for premium members only)
Sharing. Voting. Tagging. Meowing. It’s Web 2.0 for cat fanciers. Today’s feline photo sites want your participation and your favorite cat pictures and videos.
Cat of the Day
“We know your pet is special, now you can let the whole world know, too.” Each day, Cat of the Day selects a cat to be honored on their home page. In addition to a front page photo or video, a discussion thread about each honoree is started in the lively Pet of the Day forum. Other reasons to visit include the daily Pet Poll, the Previous Cats gallery, and, of course, the Nominate Your Pet submission guidelines.
Flickr is an online photo sharing site, categorized with tags and clusters. This collection is photos tagged “cat” and sorted by “interestingness.” To explore more feline photos, follow the cat clusters link to find related tags such as whiskers, nose, fur, kitty, kitten, pet and so on. Registration is free, or login with your Yahoo! account. Members can upload their own photos, post comments, and add on-photo notes that display on mouseover.
Infinite Cat Project
This one takes a bit of explaining. It all started with a digital photo of a cat and a rose. Then came a picture of a cat looking at the first photo on a computer monitor. Then another picture of a different cat looking at the second picture on a computer screen, and so on, in infinite recursion. Join the fun by submitting a snapshot of your cat looking at the most recent picture on your computer. Learn how by reading “Da Rules.”
… to continue reading, visit Surfnetkids: Pictures of Cats.
#4. What Did We Miss? Submit or Link To Us
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#5. Note from a Reader
“I really liked the ease of using the Tagging Buddy to tag more than one bookmark at a time. It is nice to be able to add to tags later as other search parameters come to mind.”
I am really proud of the Tagging Buddy, too. If you haven’t joined Sharing Links yet, you can join using the code “betatest” at:
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#6. Related Games
Cats and Kittens Coloring Pages
#7. Related Video
Nora the Cat
Nora the Cat: The Encore
#8.Quote of the Week
“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) American statesman, scientist, inventor.
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