Special Events in the Life of StarChild
|Schoolzone has awarded your site Highly Recommended for educational usefulness.|
|Congratulations! StarChild has been awarded a Safe Site seal by WiredKids. Our rules are very stringent for a site to earn this award, and our Safe Site Seal is only given to sites that we believe offer something special for families and especially for children. We look for sites that encourage learning, literacy and are also fun and, most importantly, safe.|
|Your pages have been included in the NSTA scilinks program! You are receiving this letter because one (or more) of your web pages was selected by our team of teachers who reviewed it using a stringent set of criteria that ensure selected materials have accurate content and effective pedagogy.|
We are glad to announce that the StarChild site has been included in Ldnkskafferiet (the Link Larder) (http://lankskafferiet.skolutveckling.se/information/eng2.html). The Link Larder is a database for educational use which consists of subject structured and quality assessed Internet information resources chosen for Swedish pupils, especially those between 10 and 15 years of age.
|Congratulations! Your site, StarChild has been awarded a Four Star rating by Schoolzone's panel of over 400 expert teachers. This is in recognition of the fact that it is a very good educational site: useful for teaching and learning and easy to navigate.|
StarChild has been named one of the Top 100 Educational Web Sites of 1999
by The Education Source. Congratulations on your award!!! Your site has
been chosen to be included in a select group of the most informative,
innovative, and educational sites on the Internet today!|
Your site has been reviewed and approved as a CyberAngels Safe site. Your site, StarChild, will be featured in our list of safe sites for families and children.
Your StarChild site has been selected to receive the Griffith Observatory Star Award for the week of Oct. 11 - 17 for excellence in promoting astronomy to the public through the World Wide Web.
|Congratulations! StarChild has been selected as a valuable educational Internet resource for Discover Channel School.|
StarChild has been selected for inclusion in the STARBRIGHT Foundation's private online network, STARBRIGHT World, which connects seriously ill children across the country to a community designed to meet their specific needs.
|StarChild wins the 1998 Webby Award (http://www.webbyawards.com) for Education.|
We feel that your StarChild's Internet educational activity area is exceptional and we would like to include it in KiddoNet's "Great Sites."
StarChild selected by the New York Institution for Special Education for evaluation for accessibility by persons with special needs. StarChild is the first site selected for evaluation under a grant from Bell Atlantic.
StarChild has been named Best of the Web in the Living Channel by the editors of Snap! Online.
Congratulations, you site has been selected for inclusion in Duracell's "CopperTop Science Center!" This area was developed as a public service for parents and their children seeking quality science education material on the web. Our panel of education experts spent 3 months evaluating science sites - and yours was judged one of the best.
"Recently we enjoyed a very pleasant visit to your web site! It is with great pride that we announce that your web site is the WINNER of our esteemed Majon Web Select "SEAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD." (As mentioned in the Wall Street Journal.)"
A Portuguese translation of StarChild is begun.
"We have selected Your Site to receive the Kid's For A Cure KidSAFE Site Award!! We look for sites that are fun, educational and NOT boring. Kids For A Cure National Children's Foundation and Society is an organization made up of children under 12 years of age who are committed to raising funds and awareness for Pediatric AIDS."
"The team responsible for developing the Web site for the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC) wants to let you know that "StarChild" is featured in this month's Digital Dozen. The ENC collects both physical and virtual resources useful to math and science educators. Each month we choose a baker's dozen of web sites to highlight. The criteria we use to select sites include valuable math and/or science content, teacher appeal, clear navigational aids, and that special something. In addition to being featured in this month's Digital Dozen, your site has been included in our main listing of educational links."
"Your sites--StarChild-General Astronomy Learning Center for Young Astronomers, and High Energy Astrophysics Learning Center--have been chosen selections for the Scout Report (Nov. 15, 1996 issue), the premier weekly collection of useful Internet sites for discerning Internauts. Care is taken in the selection of items included in the Scout Report. Basic criteria include depth of content, author, information maintenance, and presentation."
Selected by Yahoo! as one of the Top 5% websites.
"Your web site has been chosen by our WebPilot staff as useful, fun, exciting, great looking, or just plain good to know about. As a result, we have chosen to put a link to your site from ours, and award you our WINGS medal."
The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC.
The StarChild Team
StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments
StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A. Whitlock
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman