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20th Century History - 4 CD Site License Donation

Item #: 2015-TS | Grades 8-12
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20th Century History Software Bundle - 4 CD Set with unlimited user perpetual Site License (retail value $2,399).

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 20th Century History Bundle includes:
  • World War 1 Archive
  • World War II Global Conflict
  • World War II Sources and Analysis
  • Troubled Century


Students and teachers have access to incredibly rich sources of historical information about the 20th century with this collection. Students will be thoroughly engaged as they search massive databases of information and archives full of documents, photographs, videos, audio interviews, cartoons, posters, and more to learn about the important events, people, and ideologies that shaped the 20th century.

About World War I Archive

The World War I Archive is an invaluable resource for students and teachers of history. The huge database contains photographs, letters, audio interviews, cartoons, posters, and many original documents. Much of this material was in fact supplied by war veterans and their families. The three sections of the CD-ROM; Chronology of War, Aspects of War, and Personal Perspectives look closely at people, events, and important topics related to the war.

  • 3 Sections: Chronology of War, Aspects of War, and Personal Perspectives
  • Huge database includes many original documents
  • On-screen indexes provide easy access to material

    About World War II Global Conflict

    You won't find a more comprehensive multimedia resource for World War II studies anywhere. This interactive CD-ROM won the International EMMA award for the best educational title. The creators of this invaluable program have archived hundreds of photographs, audio clips, maps, and pages upon pages of fascinating text, so that you and your students can investigate the causes and events of the war. Five interactive videos introduce you to the origins of the war in Europe, the Blitzkrieg, Japanese expansion, and the Far Eastern conflict. Explore events, themes, and biographies related to those topics. The map section provides a geographical perspective of the war, giving access to 28 countries and 32 specific events. The wealth of information can be searched through the index or by keyword.

  • Award-winning educational title
  • Hundreds of photos, audio clips, maps, and text
  • 5 Videos introduce major events of WWII
  • 28 Countries and 32 events presented in map section

    About World War II Sources and Analysis

    This program is the second in a series that offers the most comprehensive analysis of World War II available. Browse through a huge database of documents, photographs, audio clips, posters, films, political cartoons, private letters and diaries relating to the many aspects of the war. With over 1,000 sources students have an invaluable tools for analysis of events and issues that had major impact on the war. Students can access the wealth of information by using the source filter or by exploring case studies and themes. Features such as an index, glossary, and tool for comparing facilitate navigation of the program.

    Case studies include: Pearl Harbor, The war in North Africa, The Allied invasion of Italy, The internment of Japanese Americans, Iwo Jima, GIs in Britain, The Blitz, Women at War, Resistance, and The end of the war. Themes include: Propaganda, The Atom bomb, African Americans and the war, D Day, and The Holocaust.

  • Second CD in an award-winning series
  • Over 1,000 sources for analysis
  • Huge database of documents, diaries, photos, cartoons and more
  • Source filter and index help students search for material

    About Troubled Century

    This powerful disc explores the impact of some of the most important events and people that shaped the 20th century. Role-playing, decision-making, and investigative activities prompt students to look closely at important people, events, and ideologies that shaped our modern world. In The Struggle for Peace, the period from 1900-1945 is examined with a focus on the turmoil of the two world wars. Societies in Change looks at capitalism, communism, and fascism, as these three competing ideologies unfolded in the first half of the century. The period from 1945-1990 is considered in a 10-part section called Superpower Relations that looks at events such as the Space Race, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. Comprehensive indexes provide straightforward access to the program's massive database of fascinating information.

  • 3 Multimedia sections explore the 20th century
  • The Struggle for Peace examines the period from1900-1945
  • Societies in Change looks at competing ideologies
  • Superpower Relations investigates 10 topics
  • Many interactive activities, including role-playing

    Compatibility

    These programs operate on Windows XP or earlier operating systems

    Specifications:

    Packaging: CD-ROM in Jewel Case or Sleeve

    Licence: Unlimited Site for a single library or school building

    Licensing

    This donation includes 4 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

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    As this is a donation, there are no returns allowed
  • Minimum system requirements: PC: Pentium, 16 Mb RAM, SVGA, 8Mb RAM , Win 95+, 4X CD
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    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.