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Scratch

Teachers and librarians –download this page as a one page PDF Scratch is a computer language plus a file sharing system used by a huge international community of older kids (mostly ...
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Stop Motion

Download this page as an easy-to-print PDF Last month we talked about how to flip a water bottle. This month we’re going to show you how to make it appear as if it is alive, with ...
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Silly Human Tricks

  Download this page as a one page PDF —–> Silly Human Tricks We humans are amazing creatures. We can teach ourselves to play musical instruments, read, and … ...
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Inventing the Future

  Download this column as a one page PDF. Computer scientist Alan Kay once said the best way to predict the future is to invent it. If this is true, what are inventors currently ...
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Quadcopters

Teachers and librarians — Download this is column as a one page, easy to print PDF to send home.   WARNING — once you’ve flown a quadcopter (aka a drone) you won’t ...
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Distant Worlds

  DOWNLOAD THIS COLUMN AS A ONE PAGE PDF  The discovery of seven Earth-sized planets has sparked a lot of questions How long would it take to visit them? Could we live there? Could ...
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Aquariums

    Librarians/Teachers: Download this page as an easy to print one page PDF   An aquarium lets you bring a small underwater world right into your room. While tiny fish ...
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Skyscrapers

  DOWNLOAD THE PDF What single building has 73 elevators and enough structural concrete to pave 200 miles of sidewalks? The Freedom Tower in New York City. Is it the world’s ...

Meteors

DOWNLOAD THIS COLUMN AS A PDF Last month, a rock the size of a school bus struck the earth’s atmosphere. Fortunately, nobody was hurt, but a sonic boom and crater stirred up our curiosity  ...
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Welcome to the New LittleClickers

Welcome to the NEW and IMPROVED LittleClickers — a partnership between Children’s Technology Review and Computer Explorers. Starting January 2013 (this issue) we’ve started ...
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