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ZOOM Zoombinis Mountain Rescue
$9.95 (Win95/98/Me/2000/XP/Mac) (Retail ) (ZOOMBMRDR)
$4.95 (Win95/98/Me/2000/XP/Mac) (DVD Case ) (ZOOMBMRDJ)

Publisher: The Learning Company

Ages 8 and up

Lead a Daring Rescue in a Puzzle Packed Heroic Mission

Settled in their new homeland, Zoombinis are again enjoying peaceful, productive prosperity. Suddenly, serenity is shattered when a band of Zoombinis disappears inside a mysterious mountain. Dauntless rescue parties are dispatched.

Develop foundational and advanced math and logic skills while exploring menacing puzzle-packed mountain passageways. Each perilous puzzle you solve leads to another, more difficult challenge. Each mission is a new game!

Problem Solving - Zoombinis Style

Captivating gameplay - Enjoy hours and hours of perplexing puzzles, Lose yourself in all the fun and learning.

Math without numbers or equations - Solving Zoombinis puzzles uses the process of mathematical thinking. This process includes organizing information, reasoning with evidence, and testing systematically. Educators rate these skills as more important than simply practicing computations alone.

Information age math and logic - Develop mathematical thinking skills that are used in writing computer programs, organizing spreadsheet data, and searching for information on computer networks.

Scale a cliff-hanging Alpine adventure!

Join a daring rescue party as it searches for Zoombinis inside a mysterious menacing mountain. Build important foundational reasoning skills, and journey into advanced concepts like binary computing and networks - all during a bold mission that has you searching perilous puzzle packed passages.

Features:

  • 9 Perilous Puzzles
  • 3 Levels of Difficulty
  • Practice Mode
  • Helpful Puzzle Clues
  • Parent's Guide
  • Puzzle Reformulation - A new game each adventure

Skills:

  • Algebraic Thinking
  • Data Analysis
  • Graphing and Mapping
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Pattern Finding
  • Problem Solving
  • Statistical Thinking
  • Theory Formulation and Testing

Plus!

  • Additional Advanced Concepts - Binary Numbers, Binary Computing, Networks and Permutations

Activities:

  • Create Zoombinis for the daring rescue mission
  • Solve perplexing puzzles, such as binary addition dilemmas when playing Boolie pinball
  • Ride the roaring Pipes of Paloo after sorting a network dilemma
  • Escape the Aqua Cube and develop skills working with multidimensional 3D objects
  • Snowboard past the grouchy Norfs by deducing hidden sorting rules
  • Decode clues to reveal the one true Fleen behind the funhouse mirrors

Requirements:

Windows 95/98/2000/Me/XP: Pentium 200 MHz, 50 MB free hard disk space, 32 MB RAM, 8x CD-ROM drive, 800x600 24 bit color video, sound card, speakers, mouse.

 


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