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Magic Porthole Named Great Web Site for Kids

November 6, 2008

Magic Porthole Magic Porthole, a project of Horizon International, uses online videos, games and other resources to interest and engage children in discoveries about coral reefs and the creatures that inhabit them. Full Story

Horizon International (Yale University Department of Biology)

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