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Computers & Technology

Great Web Sites ratings for age appropriateness
P = Appropriate for PreK aged youth
E = Appropriate for Elementary aged youth
M = Appropriate for Middle School aged youth
T = For parents, teachers & caregivers
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Kids Search
Learn about computers and technology at this site. If you're at home, you'll need your library barcode no. After you enter it, pick the icon for Kids Search. If you are inside the library, click here. For later elementary grades
Learn all about this system of writing used by the blind through games, secret messages, a reading club and information about Louis Braille and Helen Keller.
Building a School Website
Let Wanda Wigglebits help you design your own web site -- step by step.
Finding Data on the Internet
"You've cast your lines into the sea of sources, but still aren't finding the information you need. That's what happens when you don't know the right place to look."
Invention Dimension
This site profiles a different inventor each week with a biographical sketch covering his or her accomplishments and their impact on society. Also contains many links to sites about invention and innovation for children, teachers, inventors, and the general public.
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Search or browse by invention, inventor, induction date or decade. You will find many famous and not-so-famous inventors.
Robotics: Sensing-Thinking-Acting
The Tech Museum of Innovation offers this web site for upper elementary/middle school children, providing articles on history, ethics, and innovation in the field of robotics. Videos, interactive games and interviews with people in the field make this site especially effective.
The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech Museum of Innovation is an educational resource established to engage prople of all ages and background in exploring and experiencing technologies affecting their lives, and to inspire the young to become innovators in the technologies of the future. Find out about computers, satellites, DNA, robotics, lasers, and more.
Zoom Inventors and Inventions
Learn how and when common items were invented, from adhesive tape to the zipper. Includes entries for both inventions and inventors.