Yahoo Kids

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Yahoo Kids

A version of the Yahoo search engine aimed at children from 7 to 12. Introduced in 1996 as Yahooligans!, Yahoo Kids was shut down in 2013. Every site that was retrieved had been judged by Yahoo staffers to be suitable for young children. See Yahoo.
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Bilal (2001) noted that seventh-grade science children had problems searching the older Yahooligans site due to poor indexing that was not comprehensive, categories reflecting grownup understandings of a topic, and no suggested spelling of misspelled terms.
com Has links to a list of child-safe search engines including Ask Jeeves and Yahooligans with links to 20,000 safe sites.
The guide provides information on the Internet and the World Wide Web for parents and includes an activity involving a search engine created for children, Yahooligans.
Gamers around the world can also take part in 'owl prowls' through various websites such as Cartoon Network, Yahooligans, Neopets and Nickelodeon.
For example, the FTC Staff Survey of Child-Oriented Commercial Web Sites included sites for television networks, crafts, magazines, and books, as well as a variety of sites oriented to young people such as KidsCom and Yahooligans Club.
I also conducted a mini-lesson on finding web sites, giving the children ideas on important key words for finding child-friendly sites such as Yahooligans and Enchanted Learning, which were generally useful for the more easily researched topics such as sharks and whales.
In a recent review of "librarian-approved children's research sites," the Christian Science Monitor singled out Yahooligans.
Over 50,000 Web site publishers have volunteered to have their sites classified under the ICRA system, from the tame Yahooligans kid portal on Yahoo to the racy Playboy.
Other partners chosen by Surfwatch for the Secure Learning Program include: Children's Television Workshop (creators of Sesame Street), NevaSoft, The Internet Scout Project, the Tech Museum of Innovation and Yahooligans.
com/) for grades 2-7 is a major makeover of Yahooligans (see Figure 5).
The Parent's Guide at Yahooligans (http://yahooligans.
1 children's search engine by Children's Software Revue for the second straight year, beating out Ask Jeeves for Kids, AOL Kids Only and Yahooligans.