Reader Reviews

February 2002

Junior Forest Wardens

February 14, 2002 -- From Pat D., a reader from Maple Ridge, Canada, who is affiliated with the site

This is a large site that is easy to navigate and full of information about a non-profit co-ed youth organization for 6-18 year olds. The organization focuses on Forestry, Ecology, Outdoor Skills and Leadership. It is family-friendly and has some excellent links.


IICOMOH means I’m In Charge Of My Own Health

February 13, 2002 -- From Robin Fuchs-Young, Ph.D., a teacher from Texas, who is affiliated with the site

This is a well-illustrated, interactive health and science education site for kids in grades 3-8. The site content was developed through a collaboration between teachers and cancer researchers, and is designed to provide information to allow kids to make healthy lifestyle choices. It currently includes sections on sun safety and healthy foods. A new section on tobacco avoidance is in preparation. The purpose of the site is to teach some basic science that enables kids to understand how environmental factors can impact the body and lead to increased susceptibility to disease, including cancer.

Dress up games

February 11, 2002 -- From Amber-Rose, 17 years old from Australia, who is not affiliated with the site

This site is a collection of pages for creating little dolls and then dressing them in the latest fashions. You can also make fairies and other types. There are also links to other online games for children ranging from ages 4/5 through to 15/16.

Astronomy Picture of the Day

February 7, 2002 -- From Fred, a parent from Atlanta, who is not affiliated with the site

I think this is an amazing site because of all of the information readily available to the user. Not only are there 1000s of incredible pictures, but the technical terms are all linked to pages with very good explanations and more great pictures.

SafeChild.net – The Most Comprehensive Child Safety Site

February 5, 2002 -- From Susan Winn, a reader from Washington, D.C., who is affiliated with the site

Comprehensive site for all child safety related matters including fire safety, internet safety, product recalls, etc.