Reader Reviews

November 1999

Kids Astronomy

November 11, 1999 -- From Bertoch Hiram, a teacher from Salt Lake City Utah who is affiliated with the site

Visit this exiciting Web site built just for kids and learn about stars, planets, black holes, and much more. There are many things to do at KidsAstronomy.com, such as join the Junior Astronomers club, read funny space jokes, send postcards, and learn about any subject relating to Astronomy.


Funschool

November 11, 1999 -- From Jason Reeder, 10 years old from San Francisco who is not affiliated with the site

Funschool is a great site for kids 5 years old to 10 years.

Kids Astronomy

November 11, 1999 -- From Bertoch Hiram, a teacher from Salt Lake City, Utah who is affiliated with the site

Visit this exiciting Web site built just for kids and learn about stars, planets, black holes, and much more. There are many things to do at KidsAstronomy.com, such as join the Junior Astronomers club, read funny space jokes, send postcards, and learn about any subject relating to Astronomy.

Anybody Can Play (the piano)

November 10, 1999 -- From Karla, a reader from Austin, TX who is affiliated with the site

This site focuses on beginning piano lessons for children AS YOUNG AS 3 YEARS OLD with free demonstration lessons for the very young (as well as older beginners) along with helpful hints for the “assisting” person. Anybody Can Play is a language based vertical curriculum and lets the beginning pianist experience the thrill of playing the piano with both hands from the start!

KidAuthors.com

November 10, 1999 -- From Nupur, a reader from USA who is affiliated with the site

Great site for kids to post their stories, poems and puzzles.They can also read others stories and poems.As a bonus for submittingstories or poems, kids get their own personal web page.

Boowa and Kwala

November 9, 1999 -- From Dorothee, a reader from Paris, France who is affiliated with the site

Kids Play Safe with Boowa and Kwala – games and activities.A fun story, singsong children’s music plus mazes, coloring games, guessing games and more… for kintergarden / preschoolers. Cartoons and interactivity with Macromedia Flash 4.

The Heart: an Online Exploration

November 9, 1999 -- From Anne Disney, a teacher from Darwin, Australia who is not affiliated with the site

The best thing about this site is that it is easy for Junior High School students to understand. Most sites are too advanced for them. This site explains structure and the working of the heart and also related bits and pieces like blood vessels and the function of the blood. The pictures are great to download, unfortunately they are not animated, but the explanations of how things work are easy to understand and fun to learn about.

Treasure Pirates of the Whydah

November 9, 1999 -- From John Shepler, a reader from Rockford, IL USA who is affiliated with the site

Barry Clifford searches for the true story of pirate Black Sam Bellamy and the location of his sunken treasure ship with her cache of gold and silver.

Combat Stories of World War II

November 8, 1999 -- From Ernie Herr, a reader from North Carolina who is affiliated with the site

The site has received the Gold 5 Star Award of the American War Library and has received many excellent reviews which are displayed at the site. These are combat stories written by a combat veteran.

The Lesson Plans Page

November 5, 1999 -- From Kyle Yamnitz, a reader from Columbia, MO, USA who is affiliated with the site

The Lesson Plans Page is a collection of over 450 free lesson plans for teachers to use in their classrooms. The site is easy to navigate with lesson plans organized by subject and grade level. Users can even search for lesson plans on specific topics. Educators are also invited to add their own lesson plans to help the resource grow!