Reader Reviews

July 2000

FunRanch.com

July 31, 2000 -- From Melissa Schipper, a parent from Garland, TX who is affiliated with the site

Funranch.com is a place for the whole family to play online games. Currently you’ll find Brickball, AirHockey, and the FunRanch IQ Tester. The games require Shockwave.


National Inventors Hall of Fame

July 31, 2000 -- From Dave, a reader from Akron, Ohio who is affiliated with the site

National Inventors Hall of Fame in Akron, Ohio is more than a hall of fame for the world’s most important inventors. The Hall of Fame also operates a great summer camp program for kids called Camp Invention. This camp presently operates in over 30 States and 360 school districts. The camp is for students in grades 2 through 6 and offers a variety of fun and educational activities that bring out the creative and inventive juices in everybody. Check the National Inventors Hall of Fame site for Camp Invention, and other programs.

CharmingTimes.com

July 30, 2000 -- From J R Cousins, a reader from Ohio, USA who is affiliated with the site

It’s just charming.

A.J.’s Encyclopedia of Stamps and Philatelic Links

July 27, 2000 -- From A.J. Ward, a parent from Los Angeles (Glendale), CA who is affiliated with the site

Listed by Education International as a teaching resource, it is a stamp collecting resource directory. It covers the world country by country and by topics, as well as providing tips and basic techniques.

Emergency Exit Arts

July 27, 2000 -- From Paul Lowe, a reader from London, England who is affiliated with the site

If you want to see what can be done with both fireworks and sculptural bonfires then visit this site. See the amazing windmill with its sails going up in flames. This is for real and not a special effect.

Pitara Kids Network

July 27, 2000 -- From Arti Jaiman, a parent from New Delhi, India who is affiliated with the site

Pitara literally means chest full of surprises. This kids portal has loads of games, jokes, stories, poems, activities, knowledge trails, e-pals, postcards, news and much more for children, teachers and parents.

Harry Potter Revealed

July 26, 2000 -- From Mark, a teacher from Stockton, California, USA who is affiliated with the site

Fun site for any Harry Potter Fan created by three 12 year olds. Some word searches, a trivia maze, video interviews and a half hour audio discussion with 6 students.

Harry Potter Revealed

July 26, 2000 -- From Mark, a teacher from Stockton, California, USA who is affiliated with the site

Fun site for any Harry Potter Fan created by three 12 year olds. Some word searches, a trivia maze, video interviews and a half hour audio discussion with 6 students.

Kids Click! World of Searching

July 24, 2000 -- From Howard, a reader from Pennsylvania who is not affiliated with the site

This site from the Ramapo Catskill Library teaches students how to search the Web for the information they need.

Intro to Science in Society

July 19, 2000 -- From Amy, a reader from New York City who is affiliated with the site

Intro to Science is wonderful way for teachers of natural science to offer students dynamic learning opportunities that go beyond traditional textbook teachings. This site offers a graphics-rich journey through the wonders of natural science using animation and experimentation to enhance learning of chemistry, atomic theory, nuclear science, astronomy, genetics, cell structure, and human anatomy. It features a customizable lesson plan package useful for university and high school level science instructors.