Reader Reviews

November 2004

Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation

November 24, 2004 -- From Sarah Clark, a reader from New York who is affiliated with the site

WGBH’s Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation takes kids online with geography-themed interactive stories set in Tokyo, India’s Bollywood and Australia’s outback. Kids learn and then use geography skills to solve international detective stories.


Brick Labs

November 15, 2004 -- From Eric Burdo, a parent from Bangor, Maine, who is affiliated with the site

Development tools, tips and ideas for LEGO Mindstorms Robotics system… programming and design articles, tips and FAQ’s.

McGruff.org

November 10, 2004 -- From Bonnie Bogle, a reader from Washington D.C., who is affiliated with the site

Through interactive games, comics, activities, and advice from the McGruff the Crime Dog, mcgruff.org teaches kids ages 5 to 12 how to be safe and protect themselves from crime. This website shows kids what they can do to stay safe online, stop bullies from picking on them and their friends, deal with strangers, and much more.

The Political Dr. Seuss

November 3, 2004 -- From Scott Murray, a reader from San Francisco, CA, who is affiliated with the site

An engaging website that accompanies the new documentary of the same name. The site features a gallery of rarely seen political cartoons done by Theodor Geisel before his days as Dr. Seuss, plus free lesson plans for teachers and online video excerpts from the film.