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Archeology Software Pack - 3 CD Site License Donation

Item #: 2285-TS | Grades 2-6
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Archeology Pack - 3 CD Set with unlimited user perpetual Site License (retail value $1,129).

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 Archeology Pack includes:
  • The Romans
  • The Egyptians
  • The Vikings


About ArcVenture: The Romans - Discover Ancient Roman times, first by excavating and discovering ruins, then travel back in time to ask the Ancient Romans about the objects you have found! Arcventure: The Romans is designed to help students (aged 7-11 years) find out abut Ancient Roman life. When time traveling in Ancient times students are able to explore the area, talk to and ask questions of the people who live and work in a villa. The students are also able to access a journal throughout the adventure, which allows them to make notes about their progress and their findings. Student journals can also be accessed through the teacher controls, from which you can print or copy/paste it into a word processing document such as Word. Arcventure: The Romans is a fantastic way to bring history to life!

Teacher controls are available to control difficulty levels, turn the narration and sound effects on or off, or protect access to teacher controls with a password. Student records are available that show each students progress in the program.

Activities Include:
  • Excavation - You are allowed a total of 14 days for the excavation and are allotted a spade, trowel, brush, and magnifying glass in which to dig! Choose your instruments wisely for each takes a different amount of time away from your day so clever strategy would be helpful here!
  • Information Hut - At the end of each day's digging you can return to the information hut to look more closely at the objects you have found. The computer database contains information about most of the objects found in the excavation.
  • Expeditions - If you find an object that is listed as unknown in the information hut, you will need to travel back to Ancient Rome to find more about it. In the expedition you will find yourself in a reconstruction of the Roman villa or the site at Corinium you have just been excavating. Remember that you are on a fact-finding mission and you should keep a careful note of the information you find.

    About ArcVenture: The Egyptians - Discover the world of Ancient Egypt, first by excavating and discovering ruins, then travel back in time to ask the Ancient Egyptians about the objects you have found! Arcventure: The Egyptians is designed to help students (aged 7-11 years) explore Ancient Egyptian life. When time traveling in Ancient times students are able to explore the area, talk to and ask questions of the people who live and work in Giza, Memphis and El-Amarna. The students are also able to access a journal throughout the adventure, which allows them to make notes about their progress and their findings. Student journals can also be accessed through the teacher controls, from which you can print or copy/paste it into a word-processing document such as Word. Arcventure: The Egyptians is a fantastic way to bring history to life!

    View a presentation of Arcventure - The Egyptians:





    Teacher controls are available to control difficulty levels, turn the narration and sound effects on or off, or protect access to teacher controls with a password. Student records are available that show each students progress in the program.

    Activities Include:
  • Excavation - You are allowed a total of 14 days for the excavation and are allotted a spade, trowel, brush, and magnifying glass in which to dig! Choose your instruments wisely for each takes a different amount of time away from your day so clever strategy would be helpful here!
  • Information Hut - At the end of each day's digging you can return to the information hut to look more closely at the objects you have found. The computer database contains information about most of the objects found in the excavation.
  • Expeditions - If you find an object that is listed as unknown in the information hut, you will need to travel back to Ancient Egypt to find more about it. In the expedition you will find yourself in the pyramids you have just been excavating. Remember that you are on a fact-finding mission and you should keep a careful note of the information you find.



    About ArcVenture: The Vikings - Discover the Viking times, first by excavating and discovering ruins, then travel back in time to ask the Vikings about the objects you have found! Arcventure: The Vikings is designed to help students (aged 7-11 years) find out about the Viking times. When time traveling in Ancient times students are able to explore the area, talk to and ask questions of the people who live and work in Jorvik. The students are also able to access a journal throughout the adventure, which allows them to make notes about their progress and their findings. Student journals can also be accessed through the teacher controls, from which you can print or copy/paste it into a word-processing document such as Word. Arcventure: The Vikings is a fantastic way to bring history to life!

    Teacher controls are available to control difficulty levels, turn the narration and sound effects on or off, or protect access to teacher controls with a password. Student records are available that show each students progress in the program.

    Activities Include:
  • Excavation - You are allowed a total of 14 days for the excavation and are allotted a spade, trowel, brush, and magnifying glass in which to dig! Choose your instruments wisely for each takes a different amount of time away from your day so clever strategy would be helpful here!
  • Information Hut - At the end of each day's digging you can return to the information hut to look more closely at the objects you have found. The computer database contains information about most of the objects found in the excavation.
  • Expeditions - If you find an object that is listed as unknown in the information hut, you will need to travel back to the times of the Vikings to find more about it. In the expedition you will find yourself in a reconstruction of Jorvik that you have just been excavating. Remember that you are on a fact-finding mission and you should keep a careful note of the information you find.



    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

    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: Win95 or higher, P-233 MHz, 64 Mb RAM, sound card. Vista compatible.

    Mac OS 8.6 or higher, OSX version.
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