Reader Reviews

May 2002

Society for Amateur Scientists

May 14, 2002 -- From Sheldon Greaves, Ph.D., a reader from Coventry, Rhode Island, who is affiliated with the site

SAS is an organization for people who like to get involved in science. The goal of the organization and the website is to help ordinary people gain access to the brass-tacks tools and techniques used by working scientists. It also helps ordinary people get involved in real-life scientific research on a volunteer/amateur basis. They also publish a weekly electronic bulletin full of hints and tips for science enthusiasts. Most appropriate for high school aged kids.


Jungle Photos

May 10, 2002 -- From Roger, a reader from Cary, North Carolina, who is affiliated with the site

Amazon travel guidebook author presents a non-commercial site on Amazon rainforest with individually captioned photos. Sections include animals, plants, native people, scenery, space images, conservation, travel, art, links, news updates. Jungle Photos is dedicated to education about the Amazon rainforest. It provides resources for students and teachers. The site features over 350 pages with images, each captioned with relevant natural or cultural information. Aims to inspire students and teachers by combining solid information with high-quality photos. Jungle Photos is rated kid-friendly with ICRA.

Major League Baseball Kids’ Dugout

May 9, 2002 -- From Edith, a reader from New York City, who is not affiliated with the site

This web site has great things for those little leaguers. Games, tips and tricks, and other neat things.

Chess Kids

May 7, 2002 -- From David, 11 years old from Bryan, Texas, who is affiliated with the site

If you want to learn how to play chess, take a look at this site!

Learn to Play Piano

May 4, 2002 -- From Erika, a reader from Elma, Washington, who is not affiliated with the site

I never played before and I learned ALOT in a short time at my own pace.

National Geographic – Virtual Solar System Tour

May 2, 2002 -- From Daniel, a reader from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, who is not affiliated with the site

This site takes you on an awesome 3D or 2D tour of the solar system, giving tons of info and facts. It is one of my favorites!