Reader Reviews

April 2009

Science Labs – Learning Zone for Kids

April 9, 2009 -- From Compare4kids, a teacher, from London, England, who is affiliated with the site.

Science Labs is a collection of resources, which is easy to follow and aimed at engaging children with their science learning. There are resources for many science topics at elementary school level (primary school in the UK), which can be carried out with a teacher, on your own, or as cross-curricular with ICT.


The Gilder Lehrman Institute

April 8, 2009 -- From Gilderlehrman, a reader from New York, NY, who is affiliated with the site.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute offers free online resources for teachers including lesson plans, primary source documents, and electronic exhibitions, and historians’ podcasts.

You might want to check out the modules on major topics in American history. These provide readings, learning tools, primary sources, visual aids, and more resources for students and teachers in 24 different eras (or themes) of American history.

Kidjutsu – Comics for Kids

April 6, 2009 -- From Brian, a reader, from San Mateo, CA, who is affiliated with the site.

Kidjutsu is a kids comic website where kids can read, discover, and share comics. Reading comics on Kidjutsu is a fun activity for kids that encourages them to read for enjoyment and exercise their budding imaginations. Kidjutsu started off as a collection of the best all-ages kid-friendly comics, but it’s grown into a website for kids, tweens, teens, and even the big kid in all of us.

Live Wolf River Underwater Camera

April 6, 2009 -- From Grandpa Walleye, a parent, from Shiocton, Wisconsin, who is affiliated with the site.

Live view from an underwater camera positioned in the Wolf River at Shiocton Wisconsin. See walleyes, white bass, sturgeon and other species as they head upstream.

Metric Conversion Charts

April 6, 2009 -- From Jack, a reader, from Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, who is affiliated with the site.

Printable metric conversion chart, great for teaching and travel.

Playsational

April 6, 2009 -- From Playmom, a reader, from New York, who is affiliated with the site.

This site offers free and fun coloring pages to print and easy crafts for kids. It’s a great resource for parents and teachers!

Interesting History

April 5, 2009 -- From Mark, a reader, from Indiana, United States, who is affiliated with the site.

This is a website that will hopefully promote interest in American history for kids