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World Cultures and Religion Bundle - 5 CD Site License Donation

Item #: 2005-TS | Grades 9-12
Status: $20 Admin fee aplied at checkout

World Cultures and Religion Bundle - 5 CD Set with unlimited user perpetual Site License (retail value $2,199).

Digital Wish provides a range of donated curriculum based CD-ROM software for older computer operating systems. These are ideal for libraries and schools that need solid educational history, math, science and arts activities for their library collection and enrichment programs.

The World Cultures and Religion Bundle includes:
  • Exploring World Religions
  • Aspects of Religion
  • Disappearing World 2 CD Set
  • Houses and Households - History of Human Sheltering

About Exploring World Religions

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for students to learn about the beliefs and customs that shape the lives of people in America and across the globe. Students hear personal perspectives from children representing each religion. Six major religions; Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Sikhism are explored through photo tours, text, and narration.

A simple and attractive interface offers keys into the places, holy writings, special days, people, and beliefs of each religion. The tool chest contains links to the menu, the index, and a notebook in which students can compose thoughts and observations about what they are learning. When difficult words are encountered in the text, simply highlighting them produces a quick definition. Individual learners or teams can challenge their new knowledge with a multiple-choice quiz. Website links and printable support material make this software a complete educational package for any Social Studies curriculum.

  • 6 Major world religions explored
  • Exciting multimedia format including photo tours, text, and narration
  • Personal perspectives from children in each tradition
  • Multiple-choice quizzes
  • Printable support material

    About Aspects of Religion

    This exciting program offers an unbiased look at the world's major religions. Visit places of worship, learn key vocabulary, view fascinating slides and videos, and listen to engaging and informative interviews. Your journey into the complex worlds of 8 different religions will show the way people live, across the street and around the globe. [SRP Value $69.95]

    The program challenges you to investigate religious beliefs in the context of everyday issues such as crime, prejudice, war, marriage and divorce. Your classroom will come alive with discussion and debate. There's a unique feature that allows you to compare text and images from two different religions on the same screen. Easy-to-use icons are at your fingertips, each functioning as a key into the many chambers of religion and culture. Create a customized presentation from over 1000 photographs, maps, illustrations, and text entries.

    Religions include:
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Islam
  • Sikhism
  • Hinduism
  • Confucianism
  • Shinto

  • 8 Religions of the world studied
  • Over 1,000 photographs, maps, illustrations, and text
  • Modern issues explored in the context of religious beliefs
  • Engaging interviews with believers from each religion

    About Disappearing World

    Here is a rare and exciting opportunity for your students to become anthropologists! Highly informative videos and narration introduce 8 fascinating societies in nearly forgotten corners of the world. Societies can be explored by themes including: making a living, men and women, wealth, knowledge and power, and religion and belief. The rich collection of images and commentary are an invaluable resource for Geography and Social Studies curriculums. A second disc offers printable materials that lead students through case studies, comparisons, and data collection.

    The following societies are explored:
  • Basques (highland herders from the French/Spanish border)
  • Kalasha (Himalayan mountain people)
  • Kawelka (Pig herders from the Papua New Guinea highlands)
  • Kayapo (Amazonian rainforest hunters)
  • Lau (South Pacific islanders)
  • Mende (West African farmers)
  • Mursi (Savannah herders of East Africa)
  • Trobriand Islanders (Yam farmers from the Western Pacific)

    Students will be captivated by videos, and inspired to investigate each culture from around the globe.

    About Houses and Households

    The legendary Welsh figure Seithenin will guide you across virtual thresholds into fascinating households from 4,000 B.C. to the present. Stunning videos and wonderful graphics immerse students in Welsh culture as they enter history from an exciting new angle. They'll develop historical interpretation skills as they examine folklore, architecture, chronology, archeology, cultural diversity, lifestyle and landscape in the context of houses throughout one country's history. A menu of six doors leads students to interactive tours and activities exploring themes such as place, continuity and change, and similarity and difference. The activity modules are fully configurable to enable teachers to tailor learning activities for groups and individuals. History will come to life for students as soon as they "set foot" in the diverse homes of this innovative program. [SRP Value $59.95]

  • 6 Interactive units
  • The Time Clock (chronology; development through time)
  • Places (cultural heritage and diversity of place)
  • Finding Out (interpretations of history; historical exploration)
  • Rhyd-y-car (continuity and change)
  • Food and Farming (similarity and difference)
  • Activity Area (teacher configurable)


    These programs operate on Windows XP or earlier operating systems


    Packaging: CD-ROMs in Jewel Case or Sleeve

    Licence: Unlimited Site for a single library or school building


    This donation includes 5 CD-ROM copies and with an unlimited user perpetual license for a library, school or other organization's single building.

    Administrative Fee A small administrative fee will be charged at checkout to cover our delivery and other administrative costs.

    Limited Requests

    As there are a limited quantity on this product, members may request only 1 set at check-out.

    No Expedited Shipping

    Although expedited shipping may be offered at check-out, this product will only be shipped via standard ground shipping. If this product is requested along with other products, everything in the request will be shipped via standard ground shipping.

    As this is a donation, there are no returns allowed
  • Minimum system requirements: PC: 486+, 4Mb RAM, SVGA, 256 Colors, Win 3.1+, 2X CD
    Lesson Plan Name Grades
    Stain Glass P-K to 12
    This is 5 lesson plans in sequence from introduction through Glass History to the current methods applied in Glass Forms: lesson 1, stain glass history; lesson 2, community impressions; lesson 3, stain glass design; lesson 4, color theory; lesson 5, form and application. Wrap up includes reflection.
    Social Issues 10 to 12
    Students work in groups to identify and create a video presentation of a social issue facing America. Students must conduct interviews and research on a topic and create a documentary of the issue and a conclusion.
    City's 50th Anniversary: A Snap Shot in Time K to 12
    Walnut is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The project would have students from all age levels taking picture and creating a living snap shot of the community regardless of age, sex, or beliefs. This would be put on display in City Hall and used as a video for the local Cable Network.
    Student Solutions- Saving Our Surroundings 4 to 8
    Students will investigate plants, animals and their habitats creating several products to educate and share their fellow classmates. During the process of research, students will also develop ideas to help solve the problem of endangered habitats, animals and plants.
    Fredrick Douglass...A digital History 7 to 7
    Using technology, the students will create projects that depicts the stuggles of slaves with a focus on Fredrick Douglass and his determination to abolish it.
    Middle Ages Cross Curriculum Project 6 to 8
    This project incorporates all subject areas while students learn about the Middle Ages.
    Everything American 8 to 8
    Students work collaboratively to define "American Culture" by capturing images of the American way of life, and using them to create a PowerPoint display using words and images.
    The Three People I Would Like to Invite for Dinner 7 to 9
    This is a 7th grade presentation project designed to get the students to think about the qualities of a real hero. The students will decide on 3 persons to invite to a special dinner party, the first person is a historical figure whom they admire, one a contemporary (in their lifetimes), and one person they know well.
    Canada Geography PowerPoint 5 to 12
    Students will create a PowerPoint presentation about a geographic region or country. This project will take five 45 minute class periods.
    High School Students Meet Veterans 9 to 12
    The goal of this lesson is for the students to come away with a better understanding of who veterans are and what their life was/is like.