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Any boater or someone who fishes should know how to tie basic knots. Click on a bowline, or any of the other knots and watch an animation of each step to tying the knot. There is a description of why you?d want to use each knot, benefits, and safety tips. Cool animation features allow you to slow or speed the process, or provide a mirror, inverted, or rotated image so you can see how to tie from different angles.

Resource Type: Recommended Non-PBS Link

Subject: Health & Fitness

The Fish and Wildlife Service wants kids outside exploring, learning, being active, and having fun. Handouts for kids, parents, and educators with suggested activities can be printed in English, Spanish, Chinese, and French. Click on the icon for the Fish & Wildlife News for a special edition related to children, encouraging us: No Child Left Inside.

Resource Type: Recommended Non-PBS Link

Subject: Health & Fitness

Stay safe while using email, chat areas, web browsing, text messaging, personal online space, and cell phones by visiting this site Cyber Café for kids 8-10. The text is narrated by the café owner, Griff. Highlighted terms are defined in the glossary. The site for 11-16 year olds covers instant messaging, chat, social networking, blogs, and online gaming. The goal for both age groups is to help young people have fun while staying in control of personal information and how to report abuse.

Resource Type: Recommended Non-PBS Link

Subject: Health & Fitness

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