||Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Science 2.0
||(Win95/98/Me/2000/XP/Mac) (Retail) (ENCSCIDR)
Ages: 12 and up
Explore the Full Range of
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
Improved Navigation Aids. The context-sensitive "Find
Out More" panel provides instant access to articles closely related to the
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
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
- learn about electricity, energy, force, motion, and
- understand materials and properties
- discover how the earth works
- study the branches of mathematics
- follow the lives of famous scientists
- develop scientific vocabulary
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
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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