Title: Mammals: A Multimedia Encyclopedia
Source: National Geogrphic Society
Playing Time: Depends on player
Cost: $ ? 1-800-342-4460
Number of Players: One or more acording
with place, and number of people.
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: Color-capable
Macintosh computer with at least 4 MB RAM. System version 6.0.8, 7.0. Color
or gray-scale monitor. Macintsh-compatible CD-ROM drive. Printer (optional).
Subject Area: Mammals araund the planet.
Objectives: Makes person aware of social,
habit, eviroments, eating, and reproduction of every mammals on earth.
Brief Description: The CD-ROM, can teach
not only children but also adults about everything related to mammals.
It has more than 700 full-color photographs, 28 full motion clip, essay
about each mammal, the equivalent of more than 600 pages of text. A range
map for every mammal. Visual statistic, 140 mammals vocalization, capture
view, definition of key words in the text photo captions, a mammal Game-
to expand knowledge of mammals and of geography, and a guided tour to help
you get started.
Entry Capabilities Required:
Relevance to objectives: 5
The visuals and writing
Provides practice of relevant skills:
Likely to arouse/maintain interest: 4
Likely to be comprehended clearly: 5
Technical quality (durable, attractive):
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather
than chance): 4
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic,
accurate depiction): 3
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test results):
Clear directions for play: 4
Effectiveness of debriefing:4
Reviewer: I will strongly recommend
this CD for knowledge about mammals
Position: I like it.
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh
PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.