http://www.kidslike.info/ – “Kids Like . info is dedicated to bringing you the best, and most fun, educational resources for free. Our main emphasis currently is on teaching computer programming, math, and science. Information about business and innovation will be coming in the future.”
An excellent resource!
It might be fun if students can use a tool like Scratch or Gamemaker to duplicate a game like this!
This might be a stretch for young people to use to learn about using computers to do simulations but maybe a teacher could use it to demonstrate using computers to model fluid flows:
http://aliensonic.com/deep-space-sound/ – free alien-related sounds
http://www.r2d2translator.com/ – Want to have R2D2 sounds in your project? Here’s where you can get them! Enter a phrase and it translates it into a sound file of R2D2 saying the phrase in whatever language R2D2 speaks.
A program and course at Georgia Tech that looks to use computer science for social change. From the course Web page:
How can computing help make the world a better place? Why is providing connectivity important? How best to do so? How can computers help a nation heal? Can we avoid wars and track diseases in time to avoid epidemics? We explore problems faced by developing countries and underserved populations from a computer science perspective.
Video project of students from Cambridge University, UNIMAS and Engineers Without Borders installing a solar power facility in Bario, Borneo in June 2005