History of Life
With comprehensive content and a humorous
touch, The History of Life makes light work of understanding
topics such as evolution, genes, DNA, species, natural selection,
heredity, and the origins of life. The CD-ROM is presented in
an informal style, making accessible the fundamental concepts
that inform our understanding of life, how it emerged on our
planet, and how it continues to develop.
- Ideas section, covering core biology
- Brain Elastic section, which challenges
students to think creatively about mind-stretching questions
- Two timelines depicting the history
- Life Games, featuring interactive
- Personal Digital Assistant, with a
wealth of information supported by a linked comprehensive glossary
The Personal Digital Assistant feature, together
with a collection of interactive presentations, allows users
to explore and research topics in depth. Stunning graphics and
animations, fun and informative narration, and a tremendous depth
of educational material make this program a versatile resource
for the science teacher and student. CD-ROM for Windows. ©
1999. Grades 6 and up.
It's incredible that subjects as complicated
as these can be explained with such clarity, brevity, and wit.
5 out of 5. The Daily Telegraph
Distinctive style and content.
Personal Computer World
Minimum System Requirements: IBM compatible
486 DX, 8Mb RAM, 256 colors, double speed CD-ROM drive, Windows
compatible 8-bit sound card
This program can be used on computers running
Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows ME only.
Lab 5 Pack