Reader Reviews

April 2002

NOVA – Fire Wars

April 29, 2002 -- From Eric Ward, who is not affiliated with the site

PBS/NOVA announced a new web site about wild fires. The site is called Fire Wars, and is the companion site for the upcoming TV broadcast scheduled for May 7, 2002.


NOVA – Fire Wars

April 29, 2002 -- From Eric Ward, who is not affiliated with the site

PBS/NOVA announced a new web site about wild fires. The site is called Fire Wars, and is the companion site for the upcoming TV broadcast scheduled for May 7, 2002.

Being Girl

April 23, 2002 -- From a reader, 10 years old from the U.S.A., who is affiliated with the site

This site is for girls only. It answers any questions you might have, like what’s a period? When should I get into a relationship? and so forth. It’s really great! I give it 5 *stars*.

PBSkids – All About Asthma

April 23, 2002 -- From Eric, who is not affiliated with the site

All About Asthma is an extension of the ARTHUR Hooray for Health! guide. This piece helps children learn what asthma is, what can trigger asthma attacks, and how to stay active and healthy if they have asthma. These files are in PDF format, and you’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print them.

KidFu: The Way of the Kid

April 22, 2002 -- From Chris, a reader from Chicago, USA, who is affiliated with the site

KidFu is a subscription-based safe online community for kids. It features chat rooms monitored by trained adult safety specialists, bboards, games, a screened kid-to-kid messaging system called the Note Passer, and a kid-written magazine.

Freeality Online Encyclopedias

April 20, 2002 -- From Anna Davis, a teacher from Kingdom of Bahrain, who is not affiliated with the site

A good site for teachers, parents and students. It is possible to compare articles from a number of encyclopedias.

SeekingSuccess.com’s Recent Graduate Center

April 18, 2002 -- From Tamara, a reader from Manhattan Beach, CA, who is affiliated with the site

The Recent Graduate Center on SeekingSuccess.com is full of valuable tools for High School students and recent graduates. Young adults will enjoy a Resume Generator, budget templates, money, job search and work advice and more. All resources are 100% free.

Chess For Juniors

April 16, 2002 -- From Robert, a reader from Fort Collins, Colorado, who is affiliated with the site

Extensive resources and information for the scholastic chess player, player or teacher. The Improve Your Chess article contains excellent information.

GetReadytoRead.org

April 11, 2002 -- From a reader who is affiliated with the site

GetReadytoRead.org offers an easy, free online early literacy screening tool for parents to give to their 4-year-old children and see where they are on the road to reading. The site also offers games and activities to develop early literacy skills, plus other helpful resources.

National Poetry Month

April 10, 2002 -- From Phyllis, a reader from Boston, Massachusetts, who is affiliated with the site

Glossary of poetry terms, biographies of notable poets, poetry for the seasons, poetry awards, and more.