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Crazy Machines 2 takes you on an incredible world tour and put your skills to the test with challenging puzzles from around the globe. But that’s not all: the game is exploding with new elements to play with, allowing you to create even more complex and astounding gadgets and machines. A reworked physics engine allows for seriously realistic and in-depth gameplay.
Travel easily to any part of the world and experience first-hand different aspects of everyday life culture and technology. Beautiful photographs, videos and animations enhance the comprehensive entries. Eyewitness History of the World provides an unrivaled source of knowledge of different civilizations, historical events and the people who have shaped history! Ages
Teaching math skills through narrative, I Love Math! is a spectacular animated time-travel adventure that engages students with characters and storylines that incorporate math problems to resolve in order to advance the unfolding adventure. Because these characters are so real and so much fun to play with, students will come back for multiple plays until they learn key math skills: fractions, geometry and measurements. Ages 7 to 11.
Designed specifically for kids, JumpStart Typing gives children a critical technological edge with a product that's fun to play and easy to use. The perfect typing solution for young students. Repetitive training and interactive demonstrations and activities help students build typing proficiency. Learn and practice proper keyboarding technique, build accuracy and speed at the keyboard, and foster correct hand placement and body posture. Grades 2 to 5.
Mastering Multiplication Tables allows you to set up a series of tests that can be varied by making the problems sequential or random and by setting time limits for completion. The scores are stored to help identify weak areas. The test history shows test completion status, number of problems solved, time elapsed, and number of correct answers. Students will love the challenge of beating their own time and adding new problems to their tests.
Math Blaster Pre-Algebra helps reinforce middle school math concepts. Activities focused on decimals, integers, and rational numbers help students prepare for algebra as they learn how to graph numbers and find solutions on a coordinate grid. In addition, students develop critical thinking skills solving word problems and writing equations. Correlated to NCTM Standards. Grades 5 and up.
Earth Quest provides comprehensive information about rocks, minerals, and the geophysical forces that shape our planet. Learn how Earth evolved over billions of years and how it continues to develop and change to this day! You'll see the Earth from a different perspective as you see each rock and mineral sample classified according to its structure and properties with in-depth information about each specimen. Students can create their own 3D volcano, set off an earthquake, and more. Photographs, audio, video and text all combine to provide a comprehensive geological reference source. Ages 9 and up.
In a fun game-show format, Grammar Made Easy teaches, practices, and tests children's understanding of grammar in a way no textbook can! This program goes beyond simple diagrams and introduces parts of speech and sentence structure in innovative and captivating lessons.
Mystery! Adventure! Geography! (Plus, history, culture, capitals and more!) Kids will learn the shapes, names, capitals, key facts and more for all 50 states. They will also learn map-reading, critical thinking, weather patterns and predictions, and language arts skills. I Love the USA! is a mystery adventure game that lets kids visit states & landmarks through videos & animations. Ages 6–9.
Kid Pix Deluxe 4 has all the creative functionality one would expect, from selecting from an array of art mediums (paint, watercolor, airbrush, pencil, crayon, marker, chalk, etc.) to using various finishing techniques (stickers, stamps, typeface, etc.). In addition, the software can add special effects (animate, smudge, smear, warp twist, etc.) for a wacky look, suggest ideas and backgrounds to help get creative juices flowing, and import digital photos to personalize.
Hit the road with your cool new band and discover how much math plays a part in everyday life! Build key math skills as you manage money, buy food, use maps and more to help your band climb the charts. With Math for the Real World you can master all the math skills you need to succeed in real life!