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$4.95 (Win95/98/Me/XP/Mac) (CD in Manual) (NUMHERODO)

Publisher: Edmark


Ages: 8 to 12

Number Heroes Leads Your Child to Math Success

Number Heroes teaches kids the basics and problem-solving skills they need to succeed in math. With the help of Fraction Man, Star Brilliant and other math superheroes, kids understand dozens of math concepts and solve thousands of problems while learning multiplication and division, fractions, 2D geometry and probability. Help your children master 3rd through 6th grade math with the Number Heroes!

Number Heroes is brought to you by Edmark educators, who believe that children's minds are very capable - though they often go unchallenged. That's why we strive to make products that really cause kids to think! Edmark titles have won over 100 major awards and are recognized for using the power of technology to develop high-level thinking and problem-solving skills, encourage creativity and actively engage kids in learning!

In Number Heroes, Your Child Will Master These Important 3rd-6th Grade Math Topics:

  • Problem Solving, Patterns & Logic
  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Multiplication & Division
  • Fractions (Add, Subtract & Multiply)
  • Convert Decimals to Fractions
  • Geometry (Angles, Perimeter, Area, Symmetry)
  • Interpret Graphs & Charts
  • Probability (Experiment, Predict & Evaluate

Includes a CD-ROM Video! In Dear Parents, Edmark's Donn Strager, a teacher for 20 years, shares thoughts about the role you can play in helping your child successfully learn math.

Three Years of Math Learning in Every Activity! The activities in Number Heroes offer dozens of math topics and thousands of problems. As your child learns and succeeds, the Grow Slides advance, offering more challenging problems. Set the difficulty of each activity or choose a specific topic your kids are working on in school.

Watch Fractions Become a Blast
Identify, add, subtract and multiply fractions to make brilliant and explosive fireworks with Fraction Man. This math super-hero also does a bang-up job of teaching you to compare fractions, find equivalent fractions and convert decimals to fractions.

Explore Probabilities with Handsome Chance
Read graphs and charts, predict outcomes and determine probability as you make action figures of Handsome Chance. Run the probability machine to test your hypotheses.

Hands-on Geometry with GeoBot
Use the Geometry Computer to solve the GeoBot's challenging geometric brain teasers. You'll build geometric shapes and designs while mastering concepts such as perimeter, area, congruence, similarity, symmetry, rotation and tessellations.

Turn Math and Logic into Fun and Games
Star Brilliant, host of Quizzo, challenges you to test your wits in math and logic against wacky contestants or your own friends. Win by solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, analogy, shape identification, sorting and sequencing problems.

Mighty Math's unique Grow Slide feature automatically records your child's progress and adjusts to guide your child's learning. The activities in Number Heroesoffer dozens of math topics and thousands of problems. Grow Slides help your child get the full benefit of the four years of math learning in every activity. As your child learns and progresses, the Grow Slides advance, offering more challenging problems. You or your child can also set the difficulty of each activity or choose a specific topic related to schoolwork.

Includes two unique calculators that display the steps required to solve a problem. They also convert fraction to decimals, convert decimals to fractions and simplify fractions.

A pop-up Fact Book offers you help with geometry terms and concepts. The Fact Book is part of the GeoComputer activity and can be used to help solve the GeoBot's geometric brainteasers.


Windows - Windows 3.1 or later, 486, Pentium or better, 33 MHz or faster recommended, Hard disk with up to 5 MB free, 8 MB memory (RAM) required, Super VGA graphics, 640 x 480, 256 or more colors, Double-speed or faster CD-ROM drive, Windows-compatible sound card. Optional: Windows-compatible printer, Edmark TouchWindow.

Macintosh - System 7.0.1 or higher, 68040, 68030 (25 MHz or faster recommended) or PowerPC, 8 MB memory (RAM), 4100K unused, 13" monitor or larger, 256 or more colors, Double-speed or faster CD-ROM drive. Optional: Printer, Edmark TouchWindow.

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