TitleThe Clue Finders' Math ages 9-12
Overall RatingB  
SourceThe Learning Company
Playing TimeFinishing one round of clues takes about 40 minutes.
Cost: $29.95   http://www.learningco.com/
Number of Players1  (students could work together on the problems if bigger groups were necessary)
Special Equipment/Facilities NeededEither Windows 95/98, Windows 3.1, or a Macintosh, and voice compatibility.
Subject AreaMath
ObjectivesSolid foundation of upper elementary mathematics skills (i.e. whole number computation, fractions and decimals, geometry and measurement, and charts, graphs, and tables.
Brief DescriptionThe students must figure out who stole what article and from where.  In order to get the clues to eliminate the suspects, possible locations, and artifacts, they have to correctly solve different problems.
Entry Capabilities RequiredSmall foundation of basic skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division), concepts of graphing (line graphs and bar graphs), basic notions of geometric shapes, and concepts of measurement.

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points:  You can change the level of difficulty for each section on three different levels.
Weak Points:  Very weak directions.
PositionGrad. Student
Computer System Reviewed on: Power Macintosh G3, 233 megahertz, 64 mb ram.