Reader Reviews

March 2000

Heart Beats

March 21, 2000 -- From Sam D., a parent from Chicago, IL who is not affiliated with the site

Listen to the sound of three different heart beats: a normal heart, one with a murmur, and after a heart operation.


Color Your World

March 20, 2000 -- From Julie D., a parent from Fresno, CA who is not affiliated with the site

Dozens of pages for kids to color (online or off) from the National Institute of Health. Topics include health and science.

Hampsterdance2

March 19, 2000 -- From Allan Krahl, a reader from USA who is affiliated with the site

From the creator of original Hampsterdance comes Hampsterdance2! See the new interactive Hampsterdance! Hear the new Hampsterdance song and get ready for new hampsters and lot’s more surprises!

Hampsterdance2

March 19, 2000 -- From Allan Krahl, a reader from USA who is affiliated with the site

From the creator of original Hampsterdance comes Hampsterdance2! See the new interactive Hampsterdance! Hear the new Hampsterdance song and get ready for new hampsters and lot’s more surprises!

Count Your Chickens

March 16, 2000 -- From Melissa Schipper, a parent from Garland, x who is affiliated with the site

Count Your Chickens is a free Shockwave game for preschoolers to play online. You see a screen of animals & it asks you “How many”. Then you click on your choice from three numbers given. My preschoolers still like to play even though they can count easily.

Detective Shell’s Word Search

March 16, 2000 -- From Melissa Schipper, a parent from Garland, TX who is affiliated with the site

Detective Shell’s Word Search is a free Shockwave game for children to work word find puzzles online. There are two levels of difficulty.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century

March 14, 2000 -- From Harry, a teacher from St. Louis who is not affiliated with the site

Explore this list of the top twenty engineering achievements of the 20th century. Electricity takes the number one spot, followed by the automobile, the airplane, and water distribution.

Element Matching Game

March 12, 2000 -- From Stephen F. Gagnon, a reader from Newport News, Virginia who is affiliated with the site

How well do you know the elements? Quiz yourself with this online matching game! The computer will give you a list of chemical symbols and a list of chemical names. Choose the chemical name that each chemical symbol represents. There are four levels of difficulty to choose from.

Quia

March 7, 2000 -- From Janet G., a reader from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who is not affiliated with the site

This site offers many different subjects, levels, and languages. Originally having gone there for a geography quiz, I was pleased to find many different subjects that my second grader is studying in school! We’ll be visiting on a regular basis.

The California Gold Country

March 6, 2000 -- From Elliot Koeppel, a reader from California who is affiliated with the site

The California Gold Rush – Its beginnings, its history, its famous people, its legacy. Images and biographies, fact and fiction, current traveler information and photos, and plenty of links to related sites…it’s all here.