||Webster's New World
Family Discovery Library
||(Win95/98/Me Only!) (Retail) (DISCLIB2PR)
Does not work on Windows XP or Vista.
Explore Five Fascinating
The second in a series of reference collections from
Webster's New World, the Family Discovery Library II presents a suite of
multimedia programs designed to engage the whole family in learning.
Discover humankind's most tumultuous, tragic, and
triumphant century, year by year, month by month, and day by day with
Chronicle of the 20th Century.
More than 6,000 news stories, plus video and audio
clips, animated maps, biographies, thematic "20th Century in Focus" articles,
powerful search capabilities, and a stunning 3-D Newsroom interface.
Multimedia-rich with 70 videos, 90 archival sound
clips, 2,000 color and black-and-white photos, 15 animated maps, and a built in
link to "Chronicle Online" on the World Wide Web.
Powerful, precise search tools speed you to the
information you're looking for.
Go even further than NASA's astronauts with Scientific
American Library: The Planets, the ultimate Astronomy CD-ROM.
A live-action video host guides you on your journey
through the solar system.
Take a trip along the surface of Mars, or explore any of
the other planets with specially created 3D models and dramatically rendered
Experience the solar system through a 3D gallery of
images, movies, and animations with accompanying text from scientific American
Library's book Exploring Planetary Worlds.
Take the ultimate journey into the mind with
Scientific American Library: Illusion.
Delve inside a fully animated human eye that
illustrates the process of perception with hundreds of color images and 3D
Experience depth and color perception, motion
detection, and shape memory through more than 50 interactive games and puzzles.
A customized user profile tracks your multimedia
The Timetables of
The Timetables of Technology is the definitive
exploration of technology from the Stone Age to the Information Age.
Uncover the inner workings of famous inventions with
fascinating 3D models in the multimedia galleries and interactive exhibits.
Examine over 1,400 technological inventions that changed
the course of history.
Includes over 80 minutes of video about the inventors
and their creations.
From the skin's surface to the inside of a cell,
explore human biology like never before with The Ultimate Human Body.
Thousands of specially created illustrations and animations, dazzling
micrographs, and clearly written text give users ages 10 and up an incomparable
adventure in anatomy.
Use 3D, 2D and X-ray Body Scanners to zoom in on body
parts and systems for incredibly detailed views and in-depth information.
Full-motion video sequences let you observe activities
from DNA replication to blood circulation.
Take the Body quiz Challenge - an interactive quiz that
encourages you to learn and explore more.
The Timetables of Technology: Windows 95/98/Me, PC
with Pentium processor 100MHz or higher (Intel MMX technology recommended),
16MB RAM, 16-bit color with 640 x 480 resolution or higher, quad speed CD-ROM
drive or faster, mouse or compatible pointing device.
The Ultimate Human Body: Windows 3.1 or Windows
95/98/Me, 386SX or higher, 4MB RAM, SVGA 256 color display, CD-ROM drive, sound
card, mouse, headphones or loudspeakers.
Chronicle of the 20th Century: Windows 3.1 or Windows
95/98/Me, 486DX/33MHz or higher microprocessor, 8MB RAM (12MB recommended for
Windows 95), MPC compatible double speed CD-ROM drive and sound card, SVGA 256
colors (16 bit colors preferred), loudspeakers or headphones and mouse.
Scientific American Library: The Planets: Windows 3.1
or Windows 95/98/Me, PC with 486DX/33MHz or higher processor, 8MB RAM, SVGA
graphics (256 colors with 640 x 480 resolution), double speed CD-ROM drive or
faster, MPC compatible sound card, mouse or compatible pointing device.
Scientific American Library: Illusion: Windows
95/98/Me, 486DX/66MHz, 8MB RAM, 8MB available hard disk space, SVGA graphics
(256 colors with 640 x 480 resolutions), double speed CD-ROM drive or faster,
16 bit sound card, mouse or compatible pointing device.
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