SCIENCECASTLE.COM WINS 2008 EDUCATION STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARD
- Web Marketing Association recognizes ScienceCastle.com -
CAMPBELL, CA - September 16, 2008 - The Web Marketing Association today selected www.ScienceCastle.com as a winner of its 2008 Standard of Excellence WebAward for the Education industry. ScienceCastle.com was recognized in particular for its excellence in educational content and also received high marks for technology, interactivity and easy of use.
What a great way to create an interactive, learning experience for children", commented a judge of the Web Marketing Association.
WebAwards are given annually to recognize the top sites on the Internet. Thousands of websites participated in the 2008 WebAwards competition across 96 industry categories. The websites were evaluated according to seven key criteria: content, copywriting, interactivity, technology, innovation, ease of use and design.
We are very excited to provide an entertaining educational experience for children that promotes their curiosity and motivates them to learn more", says Roland Oberdorfer, the founder and CEO of ScienceCastle.com. ScienceCastle.com was launched in 2006 and has grown its community to over 6,800 students since then.
ScienceCastle.com provides hundreds of free
science experiments (http://sciencecastle.com/sc/index.php/scienceexperiments/search), a comprehensive selection of science kits (http://sciencecastle.com/sc/index.php/sciencekits/search), and a rich curriculum of interactive science classes (http://sciencecastle.com/sc/index.php/courses/curriculum).
About the WebAwards: The WebAwards (http://www.webaward.org) is an annual competition held by the Web Marketing Association, Inc., an independent organization founded to evaluate and recognize the best websites on the Web. The judges include nationally recognized Internet marketing, online advertising, PR, and top web site design professionals. Now in its 12th year, the WebAwards is the premier annual website award competition.
About ScienceCastle.com: ScienceCastle.com (http://www.siencecastle.com) is a fast growing science community that provides online science classes and science kits for children all ages. It offers hundreds of free science experiments and also allows the young scientists to participate in a fun and hands-on Online Science Program that helps them gain fundamental scientific knowledge. The classes are based on the unique learning methodology - all science experiments are part of fun and exciting stories. The teacher tells the beginning of the story and then it is the students' job to use newly gained scientific knowledge to finish each story. Each class is accompanied by carefully selected and age appropriate science kit and companion book. The classes are available in real time as well as recordings.