Title: Road Adventures U.S.A.
Overall Rating: B
Source: The Learning Company
Playing Time: n/a
Software Release Date: 1998
Cost: $ 27.99    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00000JLPX/103-7768496-1920624
Operating System: Mac or Windows 95-98
Number of Players: n/a
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: Pentium 166 MHz or faster  (Win compatible sound devise)
Subject Area: All Subjects
Objectives: This software enables children to use problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, math skills, and adds in social studies, and geography skills as well.
Brief Description: Road adventures is more than just a virtual atlas. It lets you plan a trip, see landmarks and destinations along the way. You have to plan out a budget, map your own route of travel, and it asks you questions about your destination like capitals, and states.
Entry Capabilities Required: Basic computer skills, and reading skills

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: Students will learn about the US and it's road system, and they will be able to set up a budget and manage it themselves.
Weak Points: Graphics were a little disappointing, but that's just in my opinion.
Reviewer: Jon Veley
Position: C.E.O. of nothing, just student in EDUC 410
Date Reviewed: 2/14/00
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh G3 233, 64mb ram.