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Earth Science Software Bundle - 5 CD Site License Donation

Item #: 2013-TS | Grades 7-12
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Earth Science Software 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 Earth Science Software Bundle includes:
  • Axion's 3D World Atlas
  • Physical World
  • WeatherWorld
  • Disappearing World 2 CD Set


About Axion's 3D World Atlas - Choose your destination. Research it. Explore it. Experience it. Take in the big picture. Get interactive with a true 3D atlas. WorldSat International's one-kilometer satellite imagery and elevation data of the world, compressed onto one CD-ROM. Interactive flybys put you in the pilot's seat. A huge database of statistical information and locations give you the power to learn about people and places from all over the world. Axion 3D World Atlas uses technology developed for aerospace, environment and geographic information systems (GIS).

Features

- Interactive atlas lets you fly over the world

- Satellite imagery and elevation data

- Massive database of world statistics

- Uses cutting-edge technology

- Easy-to-navigate interface

About Physical World - Dive and dig into the physical world with this award-winning CD-ROM. You'll uncover fascinating things about the earth's hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere in the interactive environment of Physical World. Hundreds of photographs, videos, animation, audio, graphics, and text are packed into the program's extensive database, and a simple interface makes it easy to navigate from one topic to the next. Travel from Amazonia to Northwest Africa and beyond to learn about how people in different parts of the world relate to their environment. Then participate in 15 case studies of natural disasters, such as a devastating earthquake in Peru and an unforgettable volcanic eruption in the Philippines. A comprehensive index and an A-Z glossary will help you find your way. Other features include an assessment facility and curriculum pack for teachers.

Features
  • Exciting interactive environment
  • 15 Case studies of natural disasters around the world
  • Huge database of photos, videos, animation, audio, and text
  • Assessment facility and curriculum material for teachers
  • Odyssey scrapbook helps students create presentations

    About WeatherWorld - You must report promptly to the director of WeatherWorld to stop a flood heading straight for St. Louis! Students work in the virtual world weather center and encounter interactive simulations of weather in this exciting program. They must investigate all the factors affecting 6 significant weather situations worldwide, and then solve these problems involving hurricanes, fog, floods, snow, fire, and drought. Budding meteorologists study topics related to each problem, and may test themselves after each section. The reference library provides them with all the information they need to support their decisions. Slides, maps, and the amazing 3D environment of the weather center will captivate students as they put essential tools of scientific investigation to use.

    Features
  • Virtual world weather center with stunning graphics
  • Interactive simulations of weather
  • 6 World weather situations to investigate
  • Comprehensive reference library
  • Topics include: hurricanes, fog, floods, snow, fire, and drought

    About Disappearing World - 2 CD Set - 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)

    Compatibility

    These programs operate on Windows XP or earlier operating systems

    Specifications:

    Packaging: CD-ROMs in Jewel Case or Sleeve

    Licence: Unlimited Site for a single library or school building

    Licensing

    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 3.1x+, 2X CD