Reader Reviews

September 1999

Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks

September 30, 1999 -- From James Lytton, a reader from London, England who is not affiliated with the site

Two excitingly different wild animal parks, created by John Aspinall and dedicated to the preservation of rare and endangered animals, now online through webcams, 360 degree camera virtual tours and lots and lots of accessable information on all the animals they house, conserve and breed.


School Center

September 29, 1999 -- From Eric T. Coleman, a reader from Carbondale, IL who is affiliated with the site

I am an employee of School Center and I am a recent graduate of college. The company I am now working for has a program called school center that I think every school in the US should use. It allows faculty and staff to be linked with parents and students at all times.

Discovering China: The Middle Kingdom

September 29, 1999 -- From a reader from Fresno, California. USA who is affiliated with the site

Discovering China is an educational site that explores 20th Century China. Sections include History, The Cultural Revolution, Biographies, City Reports, and various interactive aspects.

Humphrey’s Homepage

September 29, 1999 -- From Skippy, 16 years old from Australia who is affiliated with the site

An interactive Australian site for the young and young at heart. Humphrey the Bear has been on TV Down Under for 30 years and now kids all over the world can sing songs and play games with him thanks to the World Wide Web.

School Center

September 29, 1999 -- From Eric T. Coleman, a reader from Carbondale, IL who is affiliated with the site

I am an employee of School Center and I am a recent graduate of college. The company I am now working for has a program called school center that I think every school in the US should use. It allows faculty and staff to be linked with parents and students at all times.

Welcome to Kinder Korner!

September 27, 1999 -- From Sheryl Skufca, a teacher from Ohio, USA who is not affiliated with the site

This is a fantastic site for Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers. There are lots of wonderful units, sources, and a great newsletter.I highly recommend this site as a primary source of educational learning and fun for your PreK and K students.

Matt Henson Co-Discoverer of the North Pole

September 27, 1999 -- From A.S. Hirsch, a teacher from Chicago,IL who is not affiliated with the site

A wonderful site to flip through. It is a comprehensive study of America’s race to discover the North Pole. This wonderful story, nearly 100 years old, really comes to life with the original pictures and text. Easy to follow. Written in student friendly way. A must visit.

Welcome to Kinder Korner!

September 27, 1999 -- From Sheryl Skufca, a teacher from Ohio, USA who is not affiliated with the site

This is a fantastic site for Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers. There are lots of wonderful units, sources, and a great newsletter.I highly recommend this site as a primary source of educational learning and fun for your PreK and K students.

Fermilabyrinth

September 26, 1999 -- From Pat Franzen, a reader from Schaumburg, IL who is affiliated with the site

Fermilabyrinth, created at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, offers a virtual tour of the facility woven into a middle school leveled, interactive website. Participants can learn about particle accelerators, detectors, theory and more through interactive games. Earn Einstein Bucks with every successful venture. Very Cool!

How Stuff Works

September 26, 1999 -- From Barbara Edlen, a teacher from sunny SW Florida who is not affiliated with the site

This site is fascinating and informative for both children and parents. It’s fun to learn how things work and why! Excellent resource for science projects and/or reports.