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ZOOM Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Science 2.0
Sold Out (Win95/98/Me/2000/XP/Mac) (Retail) (ENCSCIDR)

Dorling Kindersley Multimedia

Reference

Ages: 12 and up

Explore the Full Range of Science

More than just an upgrade and update to the acclaimed original version, The Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Science 2.0 adds exciting new features and includes greatly expanded content, too, totaling more than 750,000 words...Overall you will find 1,000 new in-depth articles that make The Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Science 2.0 the most useful interactive reference to the scientific world for all users aged 12 and up. Scores of new screens let you explore fast-developing areas of science such as particle physics, chaos theory, and gene technology.

The Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Science 2.0 now includes a navigator feature to give you instant access to every article on the disc. There's also an expanded Who's Who section, an improved Quiz Master, more powerful search facilities, a Video Selector, and an interactive "machine" for exploring matter.

Improved Navigation Aids. The context-sensitive "Find Out More" panel provides instant access to articles closely related to the on-screen topic.

The always accessible Encyclopedia Navigator lets you explore the entire information structure of the Encyclopedia and navigate quickly to any article in the CD-ROM.

Exploration Screens. Use the Matter Explorer to zoom in and out of everyday materials from surface to subatomic levels.

Video and Animation. Forty video segments and eighty specially created animations demystify complex concepts and add to understanding.

Virtual Molecules. Explore the 3D structure of molecules that help shape the world - from the complexity of the DNA molecule to the perfect regularity of diamond.

Surf to the Eyewitness Science Online page on the Web, and explore cool science things to do, plus links to scientific sites across cyberspace.

Educational Benefits:

  • learn about electricity, energy, force, motion, and waves
  • understand materials and properties
  • discover how the earth works
  • study the branches of mathematics
  • follow the lives of famous scientists
  • develop scientific vocabulary

Requirements:

Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP, 486DX/33MHz, 8MB RAM, 640x480 pixels 256 colors (16-bit colors preferred), double speed CD-ROM drive, 22MB hard drive space, 8-bit sound card, loudspeakers or headpones, mouse. To access Science Online, the online feature in this product you will need Internet access.

Macintosh - System 7.5/8/9/X CLASSIC, 68LC040 25MHz, 12MB RAM, 640x480 pixels 256 colors (thousands of colors preferred, double speed CD-ROM drive, 25MB hard drive space, 8-bit audio, loudspeakers or headphones, mouse. To access Science Online, the online feature of this product, you will need Internet access.



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