Title: World Atlas
Source: Center for Science, Mathematics,
& Technology Education
Playing Time: Unlimited
Cost: $ NA
Number of Players: 1
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: CD
Subject Area: Social Studies
Objectives: TO provide an interactive
World Atlas and Almanac.
Brief Description: An Atlas which combines
maps with a database of information. It is an atlas, almanac, and
world fact book all in one.
Entry Capabilities Required: None
Relevance to objectives:5
Easy to use and informative.
Provides practice of relevant skills:3(helps
to learn how to use an altas)
Likely to arouse/maintain interest:2(not
Likely to be comprehended clearly: 4(easy
Technical quality (durable, attractive):
2(very lacking in graphics and sound)
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather
than chance): NA
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic,
accurate depiction): NA
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test
Clear directions for play: 4(Relatively
Effectiveness of debriefing:NA
Reviewer: Jeremy Hopping
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh
PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.